Posts Tagged ‘nuclear power plants’

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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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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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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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Americans’ Opinion of Nuclear Power Unchanged

Posted on April 1st, 2011 by

Polls show American's opinions of nuclear energy remain largely unchanged following the Japanese disaster but agencies continue to regulate food. Also, the world's first HVAC company to achieve LEED Gold Certification.
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What Is Nuclear Energy?

Posted on February 14th, 2011 by

Nuclear power plants produce electricity by boiling water into steam. This steam then turns turbines to produce electricity. Where nuclear energy facilities differ from power[...]