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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Controversial Lake Michigan Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open

Controversial Lake Michigan Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open

Sep 29, 2017 at 10:15 | Julianne Geiger

After a failed deal that would have partially funded the decommissioning of Entergy’s Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert, Michigan, the decision has been made to keep the plant open…

Two Nuclear Plants Are In The Path Of Hurricane Irma

Two Nuclear Plants Are In The Path Of Hurricane Irma

Sep 07, 2017 at 14:59 | ZeroHedge

Hurricane Irma is more powerful than all of the other major Atlantic storms this year combined, and it has an eye as large as the entire Detroit metro area. It…

Is This The Newest Nuclear Player In The Middle East?

Is This The Newest Nuclear Player In The Middle East?

Sep 07, 2017 at 11:48 | Dave Forest

Uranium prices continue to hover at multi-year lows, currently going for $20 per pound.  But some global buyers see an opportunity in the current market crisis. With one of the world’s…

The Slow Death Of Nuclear Power In Europe

The Slow Death Of Nuclear Power In Europe

Aug 30, 2017 at 11:06 | Viktor Katona

Nuclear energy has been moving away from power-rich countries to nations bereft of diverse power generation opportunities, all the more so after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Europe has been particularly…

Researchers Announce Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

Researchers Announce Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

Aug 25, 2017 at 17:25 | Irina Slav

For years nuclear fusion was the stuff of sci-fi books and movies, but technology has brought it, like so many other things, closer to reality. So close, in fact, that…

Global Nuclear Power Capacity Could Double By 2050

Global Nuclear Power Capacity Could Double By 2050

Aug 10, 2017 at 16:35 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The world’s installed nuclear power capacity could increase by 123 percent in 2050 compared to 2016 levels, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a report this week.…

Is This $25 Billion Nuclear Project A Go?

Is This $25 Billion Nuclear Project A Go?

Aug 10, 2017 at 11:29 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Southern Company, one of the largest and most respected utilities in the U.S., must decide this month whether to follow the lead of neighboring South Carolina and cancel its Plant…

The Race For Floating Wind Farms Has Begun

The Race For Floating Wind Farms Has Begun

Aug 03, 2017 at 09:30 | Precise Consultants

For the last six years Statoil has been testing game-changing offshore wind technology. The result: a floating wind turbine has been pulled from Norway to Scotland where the world’s first…

Nuclear’s Demise Continues: Another Huge Project Cancelled

Nuclear’s Demise Continues: Another Huge Project Cancelled

Aug 02, 2017 at 12:07 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

On July 31, SCANA Corp., a South Carolina utility and its construction partner, Santee Cooper, the state power authority, announced separately, their decisions to cancel the twin unit V.C. Summer…

Trump May Have Unintentionally Killed U.S. Nuclear

Trump May Have Unintentionally Killed U.S. Nuclear

Jul 21, 2017 at 16:37 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

President Trump has a different view of climate change than the previous administration. His decision to disassociate the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accords has received the lion’s share of…

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