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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

The UK Is Racing To Ramp Up Nuclear Power Capacity

Jul 07, 2022 at 11:45 | Felicity Bradstock

The U.K. appears to be going full throttle on its nuclear power plans. From big to small, the British government is encouraging the development of a variety of…

France Sees Nuclear Energy Output Plummet At The Worst Possible Moment

Jun 24, 2022 at 10:02 | Haley Zaremba

France has long been one of the world’s greatest champions of nuclear energy. France leads the European Union in nuclear production, with the most productive reactors in the…

Romania Bets On Nuclear Energy To Reduce Dependence On Russian Gas

Jun 23, 2022 at 10:15 | Haley Zaremba

For years, nuclear researchers, investors, and advocates have said that small modular reactors (SMRs) will not only be the future of nuclear energy, but they will also be…

South Korea's Multi-Pronged Approach To Boost Nuclear Energy

Jun 20, 2022 at 10:19 | Haley Zaremba

South Korea’s new president wants to put South Korea back on the map as a nuclear energy superpower. Incumbent President Yoon Suk-yeol’s pro-nuclear agenda stands as a stark…

Why Nuclear Energy Is More Relevant Than Ever

Jun 03, 2022 at 10:50 | Josh Owens

The global energy market is in turmoil, with electricity bills around the world soaring and scant options when it comes to securing new supply. A combination of Russia’s…

The West Desperately Needs To Invest In Uranium Mining

May 24, 2022 at 11:02 | Irina Slav

The European Union, the United States, and their Asia-Pacific allies have been on a sanction crusade against Russian for three months now. Energy was not the first target…

Why Are Environmentalists Pushing Back Against Nuclear Energy?

May 23, 2022 at 10:12 | Felicity Bradstock

While several world powers are demonstrating their support for nuclear power projects, after years of opposition, many are still concerned about the potential implications of developing new nuclear…

The UK’s Nuclear Ambitions Could Cause More Pain For Consumers

May 13, 2022 at 11:47 | City A.M

The Government’s ambitious nuclear power push may initially increase energy bills, the Business Secretary has warned. Kwasi Kwarteng said the plan to build new power plants…

Six Years Late And 250% Over Budget: Georgia’s Newest Nuclear Plant

May 12, 2022 at 13:12 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

It has not been a good week for advocates of new nuclear power plant construction in the US. An energy cooperative in Georgia, the Municipal Energy Authority of…

The Biggest Hurdle In Nuclear Power Adoption

Apr 11, 2022 at 10:57 | Felicity Bradstock

As countries look for alternative energy production for greater energy security, concerns remain around the disposal of nuclear waste as governments establish new nuclear energy strategies for the…

Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Has Upset Uzbekistan’s Nuclear Plans

Apr 08, 2022 at 11:00 | Eurasianet

When Uzbekistan fired the starting pistol four years ago on plans to go nuclear as a way to address the chronic

Russia’s Recklessness In Ukraine Sparks Concerns Of A Nuclear Disaster

Mar 24, 2022 at 12:43 | Haley Zaremba

On Day 29 of the Russian war in Ukraine, three extraordinary strategy summits are taking place in Europe. A closed-door NATO strategy session,…

The U.S. Government Should Treat Nuclear Plants Like Military Jets

Mar 24, 2022 at 12:31 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

A few weeks ago the Chinese government announced an audacious plan to build 150 new nuclear plants. No specifics were announced but we assume they were planning to…

Europe’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant On Fire Following Russian Attack

Mar 03, 2022 at 20:44 | Tom Kool

As the ninth day of conflict in Ukraine begins, the situation on the ground continues to spiral out of control as Russian shells have reportedly landed at Europe’s largest nuclear…

Biden Is Ready To Bet Big On Nuclear Energy

Feb 25, 2022 at 14:29 | Felicity Bradstock

The U.S. government is pumping money into nuclear energy despite the uncertain revenue outlook. While many criticize Biden for supporting an industry with such high costs when the…

Could Nuclear Power Be The Answer To Rising Energy Demand?

Feb 17, 2022 at 09:53 | Robert Rapier

Between 2009 and 2019, global consumption of renewable energy grew at an annual average of 13.4%. Over that time, renewable energy consumption grew from 8.2 exajoules (EJ) globally…

The Global Energy Policy Problem No One Wants To Acknowledge

Feb 11, 2022 at 11:05 | Haley Zaremba

More than a decade after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the nuclear debate is once again raging in global forums. While fear about nuclear fallout and future tragedies like…

Germany Is Shuttering Nuclear Reactors Amid EU Power Crisis

Feb 02, 2022 at 13:43 | ZeroHedge

Despite some countries embracing nuclear power as the obvious solution to the green energy problem that it is over the last 12 months, Europe is still shuttering…

Uranium Stocks Are Glowing Hot As Global Nuclear Ambitions Grow

Jan 11, 2022 at 12:59 | Alex Kimani

For decades, the nuclear energy sector has been regarded as the black sheep of the alternative energy market family thanks to massive cost-overruns, poor public perception as well…

Waste Disposal Back In The Spotlight As America Ramps Up Nuclear Sector

Dec 24, 2021 at 08:04 | Felicity Bradstock

For years the U.S. federal government has been saving to invest in a long-term nuclear waste disposal solution. But despite collecting the funds, no clear plan has been…

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