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Australian news, and some related international items

Labor returned in South Australia landslide, but questions loom over hydrogen future — RenewEconomy

Labor’s landslide win in South Australia, which saw energy minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan lose his seat, has implications for the grid leading world’s transition to renewables, and national policy. The post Labor returned in South Australia landslide, but questions loom over hydrogen future appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Labor returned in South Australia landslide, but questions loom over hydrogen future — RenewEconomy

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Russian invasion a stark reminder we should have doubled-down on renewables years ago — RenewEconomy

Localised clean energy production is not just necessary to tackle climate change. It will prove vital as we navigate the turbulent decade we find ourselves in. The post Russian invasion a stark reminder we should have doubled-down on renewables years ago appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Russian invasion a stark reminder we should have doubled-down on renewables years ago — RenewEconomy

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ruling pressures Japan to set proper damages for Fukushima nuclear disaster — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 19, 2022 (Mainichi Japan) The amount of compensation has been finalized in a series of class-action lawsuits brought by people affected by the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station managed by Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings (TEPCO). The Supreme Court rejected appeals filed by TEPCO in six cases. It is a message […]

Ruling pressures Japan to set proper damages for Fukushima nuclear disaster — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Radioactive iodine levels in primary cooling water at the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3 increase threefold. — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

(From left) Units 3, 2, and 1 of Shikoku Electric Power Co.’s Ikata Nuclear Power Plant in Ikata Town, Ehime Prefecture, Japan, December 14, 2021; photo by Takao Kitamura from a Honsha helicopter. 2022/3/18 Shikoku Electric Power Co. and Ehime Prefecture announced on April 18 that the concentration of radioactive iodine in the primary cooling […]

Radioactive iodine levels in primary cooling water at the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3 increase threefold. — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Containers toppled over, tanks shifted sideways Increasing radioactive waste poses risk due to earthquake at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 18, 2022The water level in the spent nuclear fuel pool in Unit 2 of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (Okuma and Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture) dropped on March 17 after an earthquake measuring 6 on the Japanese seismic scale struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, causing TEPCO to temporarily halt cooling of the […]

Containers toppled over, tanks shifted sideways Increasing radioactive waste poses risk due to earthquake at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Contaminated soil piles up in vast Fukushima cleanup project — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 18, 2022 More than a decade of decontamination efforts around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant has allowed thousands of evacuees to return home. But there are still some areas off limits due to the radiation levels. And as contaminated soil piles up, former residents are wondering when, or if, they will go […]

Contaminated soil piles up in vast Fukushima cleanup project — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tsunami advisory lifted for northeastern Japan — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 16, 2022, Japan’s meteorological agency has lifted a tsunami advisory it issued for the northeastern parts of the country following an earthquake off the Pacific coast. The magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck at around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday. It had a maximum intensity of 6-plus on Japan’s seismic scale of zero to 7. The depth […]

Tsunami advisory lifted for northeastern Japan — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

AGL gets green light for 2GWh big battery at Liddell coal plant — RenewEconomy

AGL wins approval for Liddell big battery, at site of soon to be closed coal plant, which will have storage of up to 2 gigawatt hours. The post AGL gets green light for 2GWh big battery at Liddell coal plant appeared first on RenewEconomy.

AGL gets green light for 2GWh big battery at Liddell coal plant — RenewEconomy

March 21, 2022 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment