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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

A New Nuclear Revolution – Safe, Clean and Abundant

A New Nuclear Revolution – Safe, Clean and Abundant

Jun 14, 2011 at 08:44 | Al Fin

Somewhere in Cheshire an energy revolution is brewing. Modern nuclear researchers are developing new approaches to safe subcritical reactors, using fertile thorium as fuel. The new reactor designs will be…

Despite Fukushima Nuclear Power Production to increase by 27% before 2020

Despite Fukushima Nuclear Power Production to increase by 27% before 2020

Jun 13, 2011 at 07:08 | Stuart Burns

One could be forgiven for thinking that ever since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster, the global nuclear industry would be dead in the water. Indeed, the reaction of…

The Economics of Nuclear Power

The Economics of Nuclear Power

Jun 09, 2011 at 08:09 | Daily Energy Report

When considering various sources of power, it is important to note that the analysis of power generation costs is a complex process that is highly dependent upon the location of…

Germany and the Nuclear Future

Germany and the Nuclear Future

Jun 08, 2011 at 07:39 | Ferdinand E. Banks

Lets start with the bottom line, or what I usually call ‘The Message’ While Germany might temporarily abandon nuclear facilities located in Germany, they will never abandon electricity generated in…

Are Uranium Prices Ready to Rally?

Are Uranium Prices Ready to Rally?

May 30, 2011 at 08:13 | Angel Publishing

Say what you will about nuclear energy... But it's not going away. Not as smart investors realize Chinese demand far outweighs Japan's nuclear woes. As a result, the biggest drop…

Fukushima a stake through nuclear industry’s heart

Fukushima a stake through nuclear industry’s heart

May 25, 2011 at 09:27 | John Daly

Despite the managed media campaign by Tokyo Electric Company, the Japanese government and nuclear industry flacks worldwide, the 11 March 9.0 on the Richter scale earthquake, followed by a tsunami…

Panic in The Nuclear Streets

Panic in The Nuclear Streets

May 22, 2011 at 22:24 | Ferdinand E. Banks

In my forthcoming textbook Energy and Economic Theory (2011), the last chapter contains a section called ‘On the Sunny Side of the Nuclear Street’, which is a shortened version of…

Full Speed Ahead for China’s Nuclear Program

Full Speed Ahead for China’s Nuclear Program

May 09, 2011 at 22:17 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

To say that the partial meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima plant has put a chill on the global nuclear industry would be a vast understatement. Lead stock Cameco (CCJ)…

India Should Look to Australia to Satisfy its Growing Demand for Uranium

India Should Look to Australia to Satisfy its Growing Demand for Uranium

May 09, 2011 at 22:01 | ISN Security Watch

While India maintains that nuclear power is the best way to address its growing energy needs, it does not possess sufficient uranium to meet demand. Australia would make an ideal…

Ukraine’s Nuclear Safety and Uranium Production Back in the Spotlight

Ukraine’s Nuclear Safety and Uranium Production Back in the Spotlight

Apr 26, 2011 at 09:02 | Taras Berezowsky

The world observes the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster (April 26th, 1986) today, the worst nuclear accident in history. The Fukushima debacle in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami…


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