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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Continue To Close

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Continue To Close

Jan 12, 2017 at 15:48 | Nick Cunningham

New York City’s major source of electricity for more than four decades could be taken offline in the next few years, a major victory for the state’s governor, who has…

Toshiba Loses Billions On U.S. Nuclear Write-Offs

Toshiba Loses Billions On U.S. Nuclear Write-Offs

Jan 11, 2017 at 12:43 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

As a sort of financial casino, Wall Street permits its customers to indulge in all sorts of financial risk. Short selling, for example, betting on a stock's decline as opposed…

Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017

Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017

Dec 06, 2016 at 17:10 | Simon Harlow

With Trump at the helm, sentiment gives way to practicality in the energy industry. For the vast untapped potential of the nuclear energy industry and the uranium that feeds it,…

Is The Trump Presidency A Boon For Nuclear Power?

Is The Trump Presidency A Boon For Nuclear Power?

Nov 17, 2016 at 14:46 | Irina Slav

By now, the shock from Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election should be starting to subside, but this is hardly the case with worries over America’s course to…

Is This The Beginning Of The End For U.S. Nuclear Power?

Is This The Beginning Of The End For U.S. Nuclear Power?

Nov 01, 2016 at 18:16 | Michael McDonald

Energy companies are shutting down their nuclear power plants and resorting to other forms of production. This is primarily due to the lack of funding and cheaper alternatives such…

Despite Criticism, Prime Minister May Gives Go-Ahead To Hinkley Point

Despite Criticism, Prime Minister May Gives Go-Ahead To Hinkley Point

Sep 15, 2016 at 11:47 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Prime Minister May on Thursday approved construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear facility despite much publicized design flaws, delays, criticism and cost overruns. This should not have…

Britain’s Nuclear Future Threatened By Espionage And The Brexit

Britain’s Nuclear Future Threatened By Espionage And The Brexit

Aug 12, 2016 at 17:11 | Gregory Brew

The drama of Britain’s stalled nuclear facility at Hinkley Point C grew more Shakesperean this week, with the Chinese firm involved in its construction now under investigation…

New York Nuclear Plants Deemed A “Public Necessity”

New York Nuclear Plants Deemed A “Public Necessity”

Aug 06, 2016 at 10:06 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Last week the New York Public Service Commission approved a Clean Energy Standard for the state. The two key components are a mandate for 50 percent renewables by…

Why The UK Postponed This Nuclear Megaproject

Why The UK Postponed This Nuclear Megaproject

Aug 05, 2016 at 21:52 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Late last week UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, told France’s Hollande that she wanted more time to review the Hinkley Point nuclear project. The Board of EDF, the…

Middle East Still Not Ready For Nuclear Power

Middle East Still Not Ready For Nuclear Power

Jul 22, 2016 at 18:02 | Irina Slav

Nuclear energy is slowly building, or rather, rebuilding its reputation as a cleaner, more cost-efficient alternative to hydrocarbons, with new and safer technology being developed and the…

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