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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Will Humanity Ever Harness Star Power?

Will Humanity Ever Harness Star Power?

Jul 19, 2017 at 13:33 | ZeroHedge

Fusion is the epitome of “high risk, high reward” scientific research. If we were to ever successfully harness the forces that power the stars, mankind could have access to power…

Trump Sparks Fight Over Nuclear Mountain

Trump Sparks Fight Over Nuclear Mountain

Jul 12, 2017 at 12:32 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Nuclear power experts have proposed taking the disposal and storage of nuclear wastes out of the hands of the Federal government and placing it with a new corporate entity. The…

Why The U.S. Is Losing The Nuclear Energy Race

Why The U.S. Is Losing The Nuclear Energy Race

Jun 29, 2017 at 12:48 | Haley Zaremba

The United States is drastically falling behind in the global nuclear energy race. Just this March, Japanese-owned, Pittsburgh-based nuclear energy giant Westinghouse took a swift turn from rapid growth and…

Switching From Coal To Solar Could Save 50,000 Lives

Switching From Coal To Solar Could Save 50,000 Lives

Jun 19, 2017 at 15:24 | Irina Slav

Replacing coal-fired power plants with solar power installations could save as many as 51,999 lives every year, a study from the Michigan Technological University has found. This is the number…

Uranium Prices Set To Rise In 2017

Uranium Prices Set To Rise In 2017

May 02, 2017 at 09:50 | Dave Forest

Uranium prices have rebounded a little in recent months. With spot rates rising to a current $22.75/lb — after falling as low as $18 in late 2016. But a new…

South Africa’s Huge Bet On Nuclear Energy

South Africa’s Huge Bet On Nuclear Energy

May 01, 2017 at 12:48 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

South Africa, the continent’s second largest economy, with the most organized business and financial sector in the region, has had its share of electricity related issues culminating in a spate…

Toshiba Can’t Shake Its Westinghouse Woes

Toshiba Can’t Shake Its Westinghouse Woes

Apr 11, 2017 at 15:16 | Irina Slav

In a widely-expected move, Toshiba’s troubled nuclear construction business Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection at the end of last month. Now the company is up for sale,…

Energy Employment Surges With U.S. Shale Production

Energy Employment Surges With U.S. Shale Production

Apr 07, 2017 at 17:36 | Gregory Brew

A major bright spot in the March 2017 American jobs report was the apparent recovery of the mining sector, the employment area associated with oil and gas. The report indicated…

Virginia Plans To Turn Abandoned Coal Mines Into Hydropower Storage

Virginia Plans To Turn Abandoned Coal Mines Into Hydropower Storage

Mar 21, 2017 at 15:41 | Michael McDonald

The coal industry may be dying, but the skeletons left behind in the form of abandoned mines can provide new life. The water left behind by the once industrious business…

Is It Game Over For Nuclear Power In New York?

Is It Game Over For Nuclear Power In New York?

Jan 20, 2017 at 17:31 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

(IPEC) announced that the three unit nuclear power station on the Hudson River will close fully by 2021. The power station has been a source of controversy through most of…

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