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Can France Move Away From Nuclear Energy?

Can France Move Away From Nuclear Energy?

France’s nuclear romance which, started…

New Breakthrough Could Lead To Safer Energy Storage

New Breakthrough Could Lead To Safer Energy Storage

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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

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…

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

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