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Belarusian nuclear power plant stress tests peer review report to be released in July - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:21

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarusian nuclear power plant stress tests peer review report to be released in July
Belarus News (BelTA)
The authorized European experts worked in Belarus on 12-16 March in order to review the country's national report on revaluating the safety (stress tests) of the Belarusian nuclear power plant. Seventeen experts from 15 countries led by Mark Foy, a ...

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Court sides with power company over Oma nuclear plant - Asahi Shimbun

News - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:13

Asahi Shimbun

Court sides with power company over Oma nuclear plant
Asahi Shimbun
HAKODATE, Hokkaido--A court in northern Japan on March 19 dismissed a lawsuit to halt construction of a nuclear power plant in Aomori Prefecture on grounds there was no realistic possibility of a serious accident occurring. Electric Power Development ...
Japan court rejects lawsuit against construction of nuclear plantReuters

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Japan court rejects lawsuit against construction of nuclear plant - Reuters

News - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:39

Reuters

Japan court rejects lawsuit against construction of nuclear plant
Reuters
The ruling by the Hakodate District Court in Hokkaido prefecture on the Ohma plant will be welcomed by many utilities as they push for a return to nuclear power following the 2011 Fukushima disaster, despite strong opposition from chunks of the public ...
Court sides with power company over Oma nuclear plantAsahi Shimbun
Plea rejected for halt to N-plant constructionThe Japan News

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Main Reason Why Zambia Needs No Nuclear Power Station: We Have No Nuclear Deterrent - Lusaka Times

News - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:12

Lusaka Times

Main Reason Why Zambia Needs No Nuclear Power Station: We Have No Nuclear Deterrent
Lusaka Times
The head-to-head cold-war which escalated last week between Russia and Western Powers, especially the US and Britain, is compelling evidence that the major factor why rich nations are building a new generation of civil nuclear power stations is not for ...

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Time to rethink the nation's post-3/11 energy policy - The Japan Times

News - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 09:59

Time to rethink the nation's post-3/11 energy policy
The Japan Times
The disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant seven years ago — in which three of its six reactors suffered core meltdowns after a giant tsunami crippled its emergency power supply and cooling system — swept away the ...

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Another Voice: Nuclear Power, part 1, Radiation - Ukiah Daily Journal

News - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 07:18

Ukiah Daily Journal

Another Voice: Nuclear Power, part 1, Radiation
Ukiah Daily Journal
Nuclear power is unsuited for a populated planet for three reasons; radiation, waste, and economics. Nuclear fission of a radioactive atom produces two smaller pieces (daughter products) and radiation of energetic debris consisting of gamma rays, beta ...

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Another Voice: Nuclear Power, part 1, Radiation - Ukiah Daily Journal

News - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 07:18

Ukiah Daily Journal

Another Voice: Nuclear Power, part 1, Radiation
Ukiah Daily Journal
Nuclear power is unsuited for a populated planet for three reasons; radiation, waste, and economics. Nuclear fission of a radioactive atom produces two smaller pieces (daughter products) and radiation of energetic debris consisting of gamma rays, beta ...

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Spy chiefs warn Britain's power company bosses to boost security and brace themselves for Russian cyber-attack - The Sun

News - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 05:32

The Sun

Spy chiefs warn Britain's power company bosses to boost security and brace themselves for Russian cyber-attack
The Sun
Officials have also warned other electricity, gas and water businesses as well as the Sellafield nuclear power plant, Whitehall departments and NHS hospitals. The NCSC - a branch of intelligence agency GCHQ - are urging key organisations to prepare for ...
Threat of Russian cyber reprisal puts UK finance, power and water on high alertThe Guardian
Blackout threat to Britain from Russian cyber-attackThe Times
Cyber attack threat looms large over British businessThe Drum

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Blackout threat to Britain from Russian cyber-attack - The Times

News - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:04

The Guardian

Blackout threat to Britain from Russian cyber-attack
The Times
Spy chiefs have warned the bosses of Britain's key power companies to boost their security amid fears of a Russian cyber-attack that could put the lights out. The National Grid was put on alert last week by officials from the National Cyber Security ...
Threat of Russian cyber reprisal puts UK finance, power and water on high alertThe Guardian
Spy chiefs warn Britain's power company bosses to boost security and brace themselves for Russian cyber-attackThe Sun
Cyberattacks Put Russian Fingers on the Switch at Power Plants, US SaysNew York Times
US-CERT -Symantec
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Russia to start construction of nuclear power station in Sudan next year: minister - Sudan Tribune

News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 21:50

Russia to start construction of nuclear power station in Sudan next year: minister
Sudan Tribune
March 17, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan and Russia on Friday have signed in Moscow an agreement to embark on the building of a nuclear plant for peaceful purposes in Sudan in the middle of 2019. Sudan's Minister of Water Resources and Electricity Muataz Musa ...

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US says Russian hack did not compromise power grid, nuclear plants - Tulsa World

News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 03:50

Tulsa World

US says Russian hack did not compromise power grid, nuclear plants
Tulsa World
WASHINGTON — A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's power plants, federal regulators and the industry said Friday. Corporate networks at some of the 99 nuclear power ...

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Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack - The Hill

News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 00:12

The Hill

Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack
The Hill
Federal regulators said Friday that a Russian cyber attack aimed at the U.S. power grid last year did not compromise operations at any U.S. nuclear power plants. The Associated Press reported that the Nuclear Energy Commission (NRC) said corporate ...
Russia Hacks Into U.S. Power Plants, But Nuclear Reactors Should ...Forbes
US nuclear power regulator urged to reject limits on cyber protectionsReuters
US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in AmericaBusiness Insider
US-CERT -New York Times -Symantec
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Russia infiltrated Kansas nuclear plant's business network, FBI and DHS say - Kansas City Star

News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 23:53

Kansas City Star

Russia infiltrated Kansas nuclear plant's business network, FBI and DHS say
Kansas City Star
Russia was behind a cyber intrusion of the business network tied to a nuclear power plant in Kansas, according to allegations against the country made Thursday by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Wolf ...

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Russian hackers accused of attacking power grid but nuclear plants ... - ABC Online

News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 23:31

ABC Online

Russian hackers accused of attacking power grid but nuclear plants ...
ABC Online
The Trump administration accuses Russia of engineering a series of cyberattacks targeting American and European nuclear power plants, and water and electric systems.
Cyberattacks Put Russian Fingers on the Switch at Power Plants, US SaysNew York Times
US power grid endures hackingArkansas Online
US accuses Russia of hacking energy sector to gather intel for ...Business Insider
WTHR -US-CERT -Symantec
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US says Russian hack did not compromise power grid, plants - The News Tribune

News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 20:27

The News Tribune

US says Russian hack did not compromise power grid, plants
The News Tribune
A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's power plants, federal regulators and the industry said Friday. Corporate networks at some of the 99 nuclear power plants licensed ...

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US Says Russian Hack Did Not Compromise Power Grid, Plants - U.S. News & World Report

News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 20:26

U.S. News & World Report

US Says Russian Hack Did Not Compromise Power Grid, Plants
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's power plants, federal regulators and the industry said Friday. Corporate networks at some of the 99 nuclear ...

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US nuclear power regulator urged to reject limits on cyber protections - Reuters

News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 20:05

The Hill

US nuclear power regulator urged to reject limits on cyber protections
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A science advocacy group urged the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday to reject a longstanding industry request to limit cyber attack protections at nuclear plants, a day after the Trump administration publicly blamed ...
Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack ...The Hill
Russia Hacks Into U.S. Power Plants, But Nuclear Reactors Should ...Forbes
US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in AmericaBusiness Insider
ABC Online -New York Times -US-CERT -Symantec
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US says Russian hack did not compromise nuclear plants - KTUU.com

News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 19:06

KTUU.com

US says Russian hack did not compromise nuclear plants
KTUU.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's commercial nuclear power plants, federal regulators and the nuclear industry said Friday. Corporate networks at ...

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Russia Hacks US Nuclear Plants, Infrastructure 'Hundreds Of Thousands Of Times A Day' - Investor's Business Daily

News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:37

U.S. News & World Report

Russia Hacks US Nuclear Plants, Infrastructure 'Hundreds Of Thousands Of Times A Day'
Investor's Business Daily
An even more worrying prospect would be hackers gaining control of a nuclear power plant. A sudden shutdown can trigger safety systems designed to disperse excess heat and prevent a meltdown, though safety systems themselves may be vulnerable to attack ...
US Says Russian Hack Did Not Compromise Power Grid, PlantsU.S. News & World Report

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