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China Boasts Successful Nuclear Fusion

China Boasts Successful Nuclear Fusion

Chinese media have reported that…

Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Leak Reported At Chinese Nuclear Power Plant

Jun 14, 2021 at 10:01 | Tsvetana Paraskova

A nuclear power plant in southeastern China could turn into an “imminent radiological threat,” the part owner of the facility, a French company, has told the United States, CNN

Buffett And Gates Are Building A Nuclear Plant In Coal Country

Jun 04, 2021 at 16:59 | Felicity Bradstock

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have chosen a top U.S. coal-producing state as the location for a new kind of nuclear reactor, using Natrium as its power source. …

China Boasts Successful Nuclear Fusion

May 31, 2021 at 11:08 | Irina Slav

Chinese media have reported that researchers working on a nuclear fusion project have succeeded in holding plasma of 120 million degrees Celsius for close to two minutes. Chinese daily Global…

Will The U.S. Nuclear Industry Finally Get Government Help?

May 27, 2021 at 12:09 | Vanand Meliksetian

Nuclear energy is a contentious subject in the western world where its future looks increasingly bleak. While nuclear power plants are still the biggest source of carbon-free electricity in most…

Are The Risks Of Nuclear Energy Overblown?

May 21, 2021 at 15:55 | Haley Zaremba

Nuclear energy is all about control. The process by which we generate nuclear power, after all, is not so different from the mechanics that take place to trigger…

The World Is One Step Closer To Commercial Nuclear Fusion

Apr 09, 2021 at 16:14 | Haley Zaremba

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is the largest nuclear fusion experiment in the world. The megaproject is a collaborative effort funded and run by seven members: the…

Uranium Prices Poised To Rally

Apr 02, 2021 at 17:04 | MINING.com

The uranium market is emerging from years in the doldrums as the overhang from the nuclear disaster in Japan is cleared and global demand picks up steam. 

Europe Divided Over The Future Of Nuclear

Feb 17, 2021 at 12:00 | Tatiana Serova

In Western Europe, nuclear energy is being hit by a political and ideological storm. The refusal to integrate it into the “green investment” label of the European taxonomy was yet…

Can Nuclear Power Make A Comeback This Decade?

Feb 05, 2021 at 16:44 | Viktor Katona

2020 will go down in the history of energy as one of the worst examples of the global economy swiftly tanking in almost complete unison, virtually every region…

Will China Win The Nuclear Fusion Race?

Dec 07, 2020 at 15:00 | Haley Zaremba

China is on a quest for world domination. Beijing has been making assertive moves into global energy markets for a while now, stepping into energy market power vacuums…

China Installs ‘Artificial Sun’ To Test Fusion Power

Dec 04, 2020 at 16:33 | Tsvetana Paraskova

China has successfully installed an "artificial sun" device designed to test nuclear fusion processes, Chinese state media reported on Friday.  The…

Process Banned By President Carter Could Solve U.S. Nuclear Waste Problem

Nov 17, 2020 at 09:16 | Irina Slav

The reprocessing of nuclear waste—a banned process—could solve the problem of its buildup in the United States, according to the head of the Nuclear Energy Institute, Maria Korsnick. "Reprocessing…

Will Japan Ever Reboot Its Nuclear Industry?

Nov 13, 2020 at 16:45 | Viktor Katona

Nearly a decade following the Fukushima Daiichi 2011 nuclear disaster, Japan is trying to reassess its energy prospects. One of the most energy dependent economies globally, nuclear energy…

Nuclear vs Solar: The Race For Renewable Dominance

Nov 11, 2020 at 16:59 | Alex Kimani

Back in October, Texas GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw opined that solar and wind "don't work," calling them "silly solutions." Instead, nuclear energy would…

Nuclear Energy Granted A State-Sponsored Lifeline In The U.S.

Oct 23, 2020 at 17:33 | Haley Zaremba

For the past several decades, the United States has been the poster child for the ailing state of the nuclear industry. The nuclear sector in the U.S. is…

The World’s Growing Nuclear Waste Dilemma

Oct 15, 2020 at 12:05 | Haley Zaremba

Nuclear energy has long been touted as a promising form of energy production for a decarbonizing global economy. Nuclear power is efficient, it’s established, and it has zero…

The Battle Between Renewables And Nuclear Is Heating Up

Oct 09, 2020 at 16:32 | Irina Slav

Many proponents of a zero-emission grid are firm opponents to nuclear power. It is not emission-free, they argue. It is dangerous because it uses radioactive materials. Now, one…

The Biggest Obstacle For Nuclear Energy

Oct 06, 2020 at 17:39 | Haley Zaremba

Nuclear has long been touted as one of the most promising”clean” energy alternatives to fossil fuels. As a form of energy production with zero carbon emissions, it’s commonly…

MIT Scientists: Nuclear Fusion Energy Could Be Closer Than Thought

Oct 02, 2020 at 17:03 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The decades-old dream of many scientists and science fiction writers may come true at some point over the next decade.  Researchers at MIT and a startup…

Are “Energy Communities” The Future Of Renewables?

Sep 30, 2020 at 12:47 | Haley Zaremba

There is a new emerging trend in renewable energy with a rather idyllic sounding name: energy communities. These communities are designed as a model for the brave new…

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