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Lets Stop Pretending Nuclear Power Is Commercially Viable

Apr 29, 2016 at 16:38 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

First its new president, Jean-Bernard Levy, said French state utility EDF would delay a decision on its joint French-Chinese nuclear project in the UK, Hinkley Point.…

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Why Small Modular Reactors Are Not The Next Big Thing

Apr 07, 2016 at 13:55 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The cost of building large, conventional nuclear power plants continues to escalate, leading the nuclear industry to explore an alternative, the small modular reactor (SMR). These…

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Why Britain’s Bespoke Nuclear Program Won’t Work

Apr 01, 2016 at 17:50 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

To: David Cameron, PM From: Unofficial Independent Energy Maven Advisory Policy Group (UIEMAPG)Re: UK Nuclear PolicySubject: Mr Cameron, Please Consider…

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Is The World's Biggest Uranium Producer About To Shock Miners?

Mar 18, 2016 at 10:38 | Dave Forest

Short but ominous note from the world’s largest uranium-producing nation this week. Suggesting that some unpleasant surprises could be coming for the mining sector here. The…

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The Myth Of Expensive Nuclear Power

Mar 11, 2016 at 17:12 | Euan Mearns

Lovering, Yip and Nordhaus (Science Direct April 2016) reviewed construction cost data for 349 reactors in the U.S., France, Canada, West Germany, Japan, India, and…

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Germany Hails Landmark Achievement In Fusion Energy

Feb 18, 2016 at 16:20 | Michael McDonald

The Wendelstein 7-X won’t be winning any awards for catchy name of the year, but the massive new German prototype fusion reactor does represent one of…

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World’s Biggest Uranium Nation Just Confirmed Record Production

Jan 20, 2016 at 09:44 | Dave Forest

Last August, I discussed how uranium production in world-leading nation Kazakhstan appeared to be rising, despite lower prices. And this week we got confirmation that 2015 was another record…

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Nuclear Renaissance Has Analysts Bullish On Uranium

Jan 12, 2016 at 15:58 | Andrew Topf

Investors in uranium producers and explorers could be in for a banner year of growth and opportunity, making the nuclear fuel an outlier compared to other…

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China's $1 Trillion Nuclear Plan

Dec 27, 2015 at 16:30 | Andrew Topf

China, still the world's largest consumer of mineral and energy commodities despite lagging economic growth, appears to be have one foot in the past and another…

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Japan To Restart Several Nuclear Plants, But Opposition Is Fierce

Dec 23, 2015 at 15:32 | Andy Tully

A Japanese court says it’s too early to resume operations at the Takahama nuclear power plant on the country’s western coast, citing the risk of earthquakes…

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