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Is Solar Growth Really Lagging?

Is Solar Growth Really Lagging?

California is looking to pass…

Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Researchers Announce Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

Researchers Announce Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

Aug 25, 2017 at 17:25 | Irina Slav

For years nuclear fusion was the stuff of sci-fi books and movies, but technology has brought it, like so many other things, closer to reality. So close, in fact, that…

Global Nuclear Power Capacity Could Double By 2050

Global Nuclear Power Capacity Could Double By 2050

Aug 10, 2017 at 16:35 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The world’s installed nuclear power capacity could increase by 123 percent in 2050 compared to 2016 levels, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a report this week.…

Is This $25 Billion Nuclear Project A Go?

Is This $25 Billion Nuclear Project A Go?

Aug 10, 2017 at 11:29 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Southern Company, one of the largest and most respected utilities in the U.S., must decide this month whether to follow the lead of neighboring South Carolina and cancel its Plant…

The Race For Floating Wind Farms Has Begun

The Race For Floating Wind Farms Has Begun

Aug 03, 2017 at 09:30 | Precise Consultants

For the last six years Statoil has been testing game-changing offshore wind technology. The result: a floating wind turbine has been pulled from Norway to Scotland where the world’s first…

Nuclear’s Demise Continues: Another Huge Project Cancelled

Nuclear’s Demise Continues: Another Huge Project Cancelled

Aug 02, 2017 at 12:07 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

On July 31, SCANA Corp., a South Carolina utility and its construction partner, Santee Cooper, the state power authority, announced separately, their decisions to cancel the twin unit V.C. Summer…

Trump May Have Unintentionally Killed U.S. Nuclear

Trump May Have Unintentionally Killed U.S. Nuclear

Jul 21, 2017 at 16:37 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

President Trump has a different view of climate change than the previous administration. His decision to disassociate the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accords has received the lion’s share of…

Will Humanity Ever Harness Star Power?

Will Humanity Ever Harness Star Power?

Jul 19, 2017 at 13:33 | ZeroHedge

Fusion is the epitome of “high risk, high reward” scientific research. If we were to ever successfully harness the forces that power the stars, mankind could have access to power…

Trump Sparks Fight Over Nuclear Mountain

Trump Sparks Fight Over Nuclear Mountain

Jul 12, 2017 at 12:32 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Nuclear power experts have proposed taking the disposal and storage of nuclear wastes out of the hands of the Federal government and placing it with a new corporate entity. The…

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…

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