Archive for the ‘Nuclear’ Category

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China Activates 19th Nuclear Power Plant Amid Construction Push

Posted on May 7th, 2014 by

China Activates 19th Nuclear Power Plant Amid Construction Push China fired up its 19th nuclear power plant as the country pushed to more than double[...]
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Polar Vortex Emboldens Industry to Give New Life to Aging Coal Plants

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by

Polar Vortex  Emboldens Industry to Give New Life to Aging Coal Plants Masses of freezing arctic air rolling down from the North Pole have driven[...]
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U.S. Issues Loans for the First Nuclear Reactors in 3 Decades

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

U.S. Issues Loans for the First Nuclear Reactors in 3 Decades Last Thursday, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz issued approximately $6.5 billion in loan guarantees for[...]
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Uranium Set for Bull Market as Japan Review Nuclear Reactors

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by

Uranium Set for Bull Market as Japan Review Nuclear Reactors Japan may re-start around 10 nuclear reactors this year after safety reviews following the disaster[...]
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Nuclear Power Receives a $750 M Pardon; But Waste Disposal Dilemma Still Remain

Posted on November 21st, 2013 by

Nuclear Power  Receives a $750 M Pardon; But Waste Disposal Dilemma Still Remain Nuclear power plant operators won a significant victory recently when the U.S.[...]
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Tepco Successfully Extracts First Nuclear Fuel Rods at Fukushima

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by

Tepco Successfully Extracts First Nuclear Fuel Rods at Fukushima Tokyo Electric Power Co. successfully removed the first nuclear fuel rods from a cooling pool at[...]
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U.K. to Allow Chinese Firms to Invest in Nuclear Reactors

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by

U.K. to Allow Chinese Firms to Invest in Nuclear Reactors The U.K. will allow Chinese companies to acquire stakes in its nuclear power plants as[...]
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Czechs to Push for Nuclear Amid Low Power Prices

Posted on October 16th, 2013 by

Czechs to Push for Nuclear Amid Low Power Prices The Czech Republic seeks to increase the share of nuclear power in its energy mix even[...]
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U.K. Nears $22 Billion Atomic Plant Deal

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by

U.K. Nears $22 Billion Atomic Plant Deal Energy Secretary Ed Davey says that the U.K. is extremely close to signing a deal with Electricite de[...]
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Tepco to Push Ahead With Restart of Niigata Nuclear Plant

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by

  Tepco to Push Ahead With Restart of Niigata Nuclear Plant Tokyo Electric Power Co. -operator of the ruined Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear station – vowed[...]
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U.S. Nuclear Power in Decline

Posted on September 11th, 2013 by

Nuclear power generation in the United States is falling. After increasing rapidly since the 1970s, electricity generation at U.S. nuclear plants began to grow more[...]
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Is the “Weak Force” the Key to LENR?

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by

In the early part of the 20th Century physicists theorized that a mysterious force held the nucleus of an atom together.  When it was demonstrated[...]
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UK needs “Plan B on Nuclear” – Wind Can to Rise to the Challenge

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by

UK needs “Plan B on Nuclear” – Wind Can to Rise to the Challenge The Guradian recently posted a story saying that  the UK government[...]
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Technology to Assist Wind Companies with Ongoing Payment Obligations

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

While so much attention has been focused on development of new oil and natural reserves, wind power capacity has increased dramatically, albeit somewhat under the[...]
Turkey’s Nuclear Power Plant Controversy

Turkey’s Nuclear Power Plant Controversy

Posted on April 9th, 2012 by

There has been much debate over whether nuclear energy is renewable or not. But for Turkey, the nuclear issue has been more of an emotional[...]
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Another Asian Fukushima Imminent?

Posted on December 30th, 2011 by

Taiwan imports 99 percent of its energy, which is vital to its rapidly industrializing economy. The island nation’s electricity demand was recently growing at almost[...]