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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

The Pros And Cons of Modular Nuclear Reactors

Apr 10, 2023 at 11:08 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Did you ever get the feeling that you’ve seen this movie before, except with another name? The remake, maybe in color this time or with a younger cast? Well, nothing…

A New Era For Nuclear Power In America?

Apr 06, 2023 at 09:12 | Robert Rapier

Nuclear power has been a source of electricity in the United States for more than 60 years. The first nuclear power plant in the U.S. was the Experimental…

Small Modular Reactors Are Gaining Ground

Apr 05, 2023 at 09:20 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

In terms of technology, the first fifty years of the commercial nuclear power industry in the US was similar to early ice cream choices when there was only chocolate and…

EU Members Clash Over Nuclear Energy’s Role In Climate Policy

Mar 27, 2023 at 09:23 | Michael Kern

The European Union needs to work on a divide among its member countries regarding the role of nuclear energy in achieving their renewable energy goals. This disagreement may delay the…

Russia’s Nuclear Industry Continues To Rake In Export Revenue

Mar 24, 2023 at 11:02 | Haley Zaremba

When Russia invaded Ukraine in February of last year, President Vladimir Putin counted on the fact that imposing meaningful economic sanctions on his country would be no easy feat. Putin’s…

The U.S. Is Racing To Revitalize Its Nuclear Industry

Mar 17, 2023 at 10:27 | Felicity Bradstock

Unlike many other countries around the world, the U.S. has kept its nuclear power up and running, making it the biggest producer of nuclear power today. Nevertheless, after falling out…

Why Illinois Needs To Reconsider Its Total Moratorium On Nuclear Energy

Mar 10, 2023 at 09:43 | ZeroHedge

Illinois relies on nuclear energy for over half of its electricity production. The plants producing that power are mostly old and scheduled to be mothballed by 2050.…

Costs Continue To Rise For Hinkley Point Nuclear Megaproject

Feb 22, 2023 at 09:04 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

For close to a decade, Great Britain’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project has served as the go-to punching bag for anti-nuclear activists. Sure enough, the gift that keeps giving…

How Sanctions On Russia’s Nuclear Sector Could Backfire

Feb 20, 2023 at 09:22 | Global Risk Insights

Many people underappreciate the vulnerability of the West’s nuclear industry to Russia, and the sector may be about to become embroiled in the Russia-West economic conflict. The EU…

Are Small Modular Reactors The Future Of Nuclear Power?

Feb 17, 2023 at 09:39 | Alex Kimani

For decades, many countries have maintained a love-hate relationship with nuclear energy, with the sector regarded as the black sheep of the alternative energy industry thanks to poor…

Nuclear Power Will Play A Key Role In The UK’s Energy Transition

Feb 17, 2023 at 08:39 | City A.M

For 65 years, nuclear power has been an integral part of the UK’s electricity system, providing low carbon and reliable power to UK homes, public services and businesses.…

More Than Half Of Europe’s Electricity Comes From Clean Energy Sources

Feb 13, 2023 at 09:19 | ZeroHedge

Energy and electricity supply have become vital for nearly every European nation over the past year, as the region shifts away from its dependence on Russian fuel imports.

The Future Is Bright For Pink Hydrogen

Feb 10, 2023 at 08:12 | Felicity Bradstock

Everyone’s been talking about green hydrogen as a potential gas and fuel replacement as the world transitions away from fossil fuels. But one alternative, pink hydrogen, produced using…

Small Modular Reactors Struggle With Scalability

Feb 06, 2023 at 09:19 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Nuclear power is back in the headlines. Its proponents say, “We need renewables and nuclear. Maybe, though, not the same kind of nuclear as before. Maybe small modular…

Nuclear Power Is Entering A New Era

Feb 01, 2023 at 09:46 | Haley Zaremba

The global energy crisis is putting an unprecedented squeeze on the nuclear power industry. The urgent need to shore up energy security in the context of the Russian…

The True Cost Of Ignoring Nuclear Energy In The UK

Jan 30, 2023 at 10:19 | City A.M

The price of continued stalling in the UK’s nuclear ambitions was exposed last week, when the National Grid paid households to turn off their tumble dryers, television sets…

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors Are A Game Changer For Clean Power

Jan 27, 2023 at 09:38 | Haley Zaremba

For years, small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) have been teased as the next big thing in clean energy. They were promised to be the solution to safely and…

In Unexpected Swing, Germany’s Public Now Favors Nuclear Power

Jan 25, 2023 at 16:12 | Alex Kimani

For decades, Germany has maintained a love-hate relationship with nuclear power. Currently, Germany has three existing nuclear reactors that produce ~6% of the country's power supply, a far…

How Environmental Fear-mongering Derailed The Nuclear Energy Boom

Jan 25, 2023 at 10:25 | Felicity Bradstock

Despite high hopes for nuclear power several decades ago, when the development of many large-scale nuclear plants was underway and numerous projects were already up and running, we…

The Energy Crisis Is Fueling A Nuclear Energy Renaissance

Jan 24, 2023 at 09:21 | Haley Zaremba

Is this the dawn of a new nuclear era? Across the world, there are rumblings of a new push for nuclear as a solution to decarbonizing global energy…

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