[UK] A reactor at the Torness Nuclear Power Station in East Lothian has been shut down because of seaweed. Continue reading Torness nuclear reactor shut down over seaweed concern
A reactor at the Hunterston B nuclear power station in Ayrshire has been taken offline due to high levels of seaweed in the waters around the plant.
The plant relies on water taken from the Continue reading Hunterston nuclear reactor offline due to seaweed level
Nuclear power plants increasingly face a new enemy: the humble jellyfish.
These aquatic animals—and algae and other plants—get caught in and block the cooling water intake pipes of nuclear power plants, preventing nuclear Continue reading Algae and Jellyfishes attack on nuclear power plants could increase
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – With a high demand for electricity this summer, a new algae outbreak at Turkey Point’s industrial waste water system was challenging Florida Power & Light and concerning some environmentalists… Continue reading FPL faces algae bloom challenge in Turkey Point’s waste water canals