Posts Tagged ‘nuclear energy’

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Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Renewables and Nuclear Must Triple to Save Climate, Says UN The world needs to triple the energy it gets from nuclear reactors, renewables and power[...]
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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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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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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[...]
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[...]
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IEA Report Advises Governments to Embrace Renewables and Nuclear

Posted on November 15th, 2011 by

The good news is that on 8 November the International Energy Agency released its 2011 “World Energy Outlook.” While it will cheer nuclear advocates, overall[...]
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The Impact of Germany’s Decision to Phase out Nuclear Energy

Posted on November 14th, 2011 by

On 30 May, in the aftermath of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany would close all of its 18 nuclear[...]
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Iranian Bushehr Nuclear Plant Comes Online – World Survives

Posted on September 14th, 2011 by

On 12 September Iran brought its first nuclear power plant in Bushehr online, connecting it to the country’s electrical grid. Iranian officials at the opening[...]
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How The Fukushima Disaster Impacts The Uranium Industry

Posted on September 3rd, 2011 by

Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corp, talks about any current fallout from the Fukushima Nuclear Power disaster and how the uranium industry is handling[...]
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Nuclear Melts Down, Renewables Explode

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by

There has been a lot of talk about Nuclear energy since the near meltdown after the devastating tsunami in Japan earlier this year. So, we[...]
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Despite Fukushima, Russia’s Nuclear Industry is Open for Business

Posted on July 28th, 2011 by

Japan’s 11 March catastrophe at its six-reactor Daichi Fukushima nuclear power complex has had global repercussions, hardly surprising given the trillions of dollars invested in[...]
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Worldwide Nuclear Industry Woes Deepen

Posted on July 27th, 2011 by

The year 2011 will go down for the nuclear industry worldwide as an annus horribilis. First came the March Fukushima nuclear disaster, with operator Tokyo[...]
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Kazakhstan’s Uranium Industry Could Lose Its Luster

Posted on July 21st, 2011 by

What a difference a year and a tsunami make! Western investors have been salivating over the post-Soviet space’s energy riches since the 1991 collapse of[...]
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