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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Private Sector Takes Lead in Nuclear Fusion Race

Nov 16, 2023 at 08:14 | Haley Zaremba

Nuclear fusion is closer than ever to becoming a commercial reality as the private sector takes over research and development. For decades, nuclear fusion research lay outside the scope of…

UAMPS Cancels Planned NuScale Reactor

Nov 14, 2023 at 09:16 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

On Wednesday November 8, NuScale and the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) announced their mutual decision to cancel the proposed 462 mw small modular reactor dubbed the Carbon Free…

Biden Moves To Reduce U.S. Reliance On Russian Nuclear Supply Chain

Nov 10, 2023 at 07:14 | Haley Zaremba

The United States has enough uranium to power the country for 100 years but lacks the nuclear fuel enrichment capacity to become self-reliant. As a result, the nation is…

NRG Sells Billion-Dollar Stake In Texas Nuclear Power Project

Nov 10, 2023 at 06:48 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Earlier this week, NRG Energy announced the sale of its 44% ownership interest in the two-unit South Texas Nuclear Project outside of Houston to Constellation Resources. The purchase price for…

France Races To Diversify Its Uranium Supply Away From Russia

Nov 07, 2023 at 06:57 | Haley Zaremba

French President Emmanuel Macron spent last week in Central Asia, courting trade relations with Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in the interest of boosting France’s energy security. Both Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are…

Hedge Funds Bet Big On Uranium Stocks

Oct 31, 2023 at 09:05 | ZeroHedge

As uranium ore trades at records highs, several hedge fund managers are expanding their allocations to uranium stocks, with a conviction that an increasing embrace of…

American Small Reactor Development Suffers From Short Sellers

Oct 26, 2023 at 11:08 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

NuScale is America’s contender in the race to build a commercial, nuclear small modular reactor (SMR). The company has two buyers for its product lined up. But the…

Germany And France Finally Compromise On Nuclear

Oct 24, 2023 at 09:51 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

If you believe that nuclear power should play a role in the energy mix, pay attention to the nuclear deal fashioned this October between Germany and France.    Here is the…

IAEA: Nuclear Energy Vital For Global Green Goals

Oct 24, 2023 at 08:07 | ZeroHedge

The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) kicks off today. Attendees include top officials, policymakers, and experts across the energy sector. The aim of SIEW is to promote reliable…

Kazakhstan's Nuclear Power Plans Face Public Opposition

Oct 23, 2023 at 10:01 | Eurasianet

The authorities in Kazakhstan have for many years been toying with the idea of building a nuclear power plant, but they have lacked the nerve to take a…

The Nuclear Microreactor Race Is Heating Up

Oct 11, 2023 at 08:35 | ZeroHedge

During a wide-ranging interview with The Epoch Times, the leadership of Nano Nuclear Energy Inc. predicted they would win the race to commercialize a reactor small enough to…

Rolls-Royce Beats Out Gates’ Terrapower In UK Nuclear Competition

Oct 02, 2023 at 08:58 | City A.M

Bill Gates’ nuclear reactor design company Terrapower has not been shortlisted for the next round of the government’s competition for scaled-down power plants. Industry vehicle GB…

Small Nuclear Reactors: The Answer To Big Tech's Energy Crisis?

Sep 29, 2023 at 08:32 | Felicity Bradstock

Microsoft could be the first of several companies to prepare to use small nuclear reactor (SMR) technology for its high energy consumption, as AI and other technologies become more widely…

BRICS Nations Surge Ahead In Nuclear Energy Commitment

Sep 29, 2023 at 08:30 | ZeroHedge

In the mid-term, nuclear power plants are considered by some experts to be the most efficient transitional solution for achieving global climate goals.…

Uranium Investors Bet Big On Nuclear Renaissance

Sep 24, 2023 at 09:51 | Alex Kimani

Uranium and the nuclear energy sector are enjoying a renaissance. There has been a palpable shift in support for nuclear power amid the transition to low-carbon fuels as well as…

Can China's Nuclear Ambitions Offset Its Coal Addiction?

Sep 15, 2023 at 08:49 | Robert Rapier

The is the sixth article in a series on the recently released 2023 Statistical Review of World Energy. Previous articles discussed the…

China Races Ahead In Global Nuclear Power Development

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:26 | Felicity Bradstock

China is by far the world leader in nuclear reactor development at present. The country has been rapidly expanding its nuclear energy industry in line with its renewable energy development,…

Saudi Arabia Could Snub The U.S., Pick China To Build Its First Nuclear Plant

Sep 04, 2023 at 14:33 | Alex Kimani

Last year the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced the commissioning of the country’s first-ever nuclear power plant--the first ever for an Arab…

Alaska Air Force Base Home To Mini-Nuclear Reactor Pilot Project

Sep 04, 2023 at 10:30 | ZeroHedge

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy, on behalf of the US Air Force, is serious about decarbonizing a military base in Alaska. Surprisingly, the focus is on something other than solar…

New Data Proves Nuclear Energy Is Safer Than You Think

Sep 01, 2023 at 09:14 | Felicity Bradstock

There is now a concerted effort to change the global public perception of nuclear power, as governments worldwide look to rapidly expand their clean energy sources to achieve a green…

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