WASHINGTON All five members of the panel that regulates the U.S. power grid indicated at a Senate hearing on Tuesday there was no emergency in the country's electricity markets, potentially undermining efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to save ailing coal and nuclear plants through subsidies.
(In this June 6 story corrects name of agency in second paragraph to Bureau of Reclamation instead of Bureau of Land Reclamation)
U.S. President Donald Trump has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take emergency steps to keep coal and nuclear power plants running, the White House said Friday, in what would amount to an unprecedented intervention in U.S. power markets.
COPENHAGEN The United States is leading an initiative with several other governments to promote nuclear power and encourage investment in new nuclear technologies.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed several legislative initiatives on Wednesday to advance the state's clean energy goals, including a controversial bill that would subsidize the continued operation of nuclear power plants.
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to grant compensation of up to 1 billion euros to utilities for income lost due to Germany's planned phasing out of nuclear power, the environment ministry said.
MORONG, Philippines/MANILA Filipino Wilfredo Torres was hired as a technician for Southeast Asia's only nuclear power plant in the 1980s, but has spent the past decade giving guided tours at the never-used facility.
MOSCOW Bulgaria is reviving plans to develop its Belene nuclear power plant and is open to Russian participation in the project, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Monday after talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow.
MOSCOW Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska.
LONDON A reactor at EDF Energy's Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland will remain offline for additional safety checks after cracks were found in its core, Britain's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said.