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China Boasts Successful Nuclear Fusion

China Boasts Successful Nuclear Fusion

Chinese media have reported that…

Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Utility Sues Nuclear Energy Institute For Extortion

Feb 07, 2018 at 13:05 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

We aren’t lawyers, but extortion sounds like a serious charge. NextEra Energy, parent of Florida Power and Light and owner of several nuclear power stations around the country recently launched…

Are Higher Uranium Prices Around The Corner?

Dec 22, 2017 at 13:25 | MINING.com

The announcement made by uranium giant Cameco in November  that it’s suspending operations at its flagship McArthur River mine in northern Saskatchewan and surprisingly deep three-year cuts by Kazakhstan’s state-owned Kazatomprom …

Nuclear Power's Resurgence In The Middle East

Dec 18, 2017 at 10:59 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

In his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, we have no doubt that US Energy Secretary Perry discussed that nations’ plans to embark on a 16 nuclear reactor building spree. The…

Russia Takes Action To Clean Up Soviet Era Nuclear Waste

Dec 01, 2017 at 17:21 | Eurasianet

Confronting one of the most hazardous environmental legacies of the Soviet era, Russian authorities are taking steps to clean up a decades-old problem posed by nuclear waste in Arctic areas.

Is This The End Of Nuclear Power In The UK?

Nov 29, 2017 at 12:15 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The UK’s ambitious program to build more nuclear generating stations will begin with the massive Hinkley Point units. Yet, in a recent paper, Prof. Steve Thomas, a well-known energy economist…

The Boy Genius Tackling Energy’s Toughest Problem

Nov 03, 2017 at 17:05 | Haley Zaremba

In the past year or so an unorthodox think-tank called Helena has been quietly bringing together an eclectic cross-section of brilliant individuals (mostly bright-eyed millennials) with ambitious goals. They’re…

Is Infinite Clean Energy Near?

Oct 27, 2017 at 13:09 | Haley Zaremba

After decades of research and planning, a group of scientists in France are attempting to achieve the impossible: harnessing the heavens. They are building a tokamak, a donut-shaped, man-made, artificial…

New Tech Is Transforming Japan’s Energy Sector

Oct 12, 2017 at 13:56 | Crypto Insider

With Fukishima’s nuclear reactors set to restart for the first time since 2011’s meltdown, you could be forgiven if you missed another bit of recent energy-related news from the east-central prefecture:…

This OPEC Strategy Could Boost Uranium Prices Next Year

Oct 12, 2017 at 09:41 | Dave Forest

Small but very critical item in the uranium space this week. Suggesting that the world’s largest producing nation may be about to take drastic action in propping up faltering prices.…

Russia’s Nuclear Sector Is Surging

Oct 10, 2017 at 09:58 | Viktor Katona

The nuclear sector is undergoing a massive transformation... Regions previously in the avant-garde of nuclear design and technology are losing interest on the back of a post-Fukushima scare, while…

Rising Costs Slow The Growth Of Nuclear Power

Oct 06, 2017 at 16:27 | Ag Metal Miner

We feel like we have been here many times before. The troubled history of Britain’s replacement nuclear power station Hinckley Point C (HPC) will have received scant, if any, coverage…

Controversial Lake Michigan Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open

Sep 29, 2017 at 10:15 | Julianne Geiger

After a failed deal that would have partially funded the decommissioning of Entergy’s Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert, Michigan, the decision has been made to keep the plant open…

Two Nuclear Plants Are In The Path Of Hurricane Irma

Sep 07, 2017 at 14:59 | ZeroHedge

Hurricane Irma is more powerful than all of the other major Atlantic storms this year combined, and it has an eye as large as the entire Detroit metro area. It…

Is This The Newest Nuclear Player In The Middle East?

Sep 07, 2017 at 11:48 | Dave Forest

Uranium prices continue to hover at multi-year lows, currently going for $20 per pound.  But some global buyers see an opportunity in the current market crisis. With one of the world’s…

The Slow Death Of Nuclear Power In Europe

Aug 30, 2017 at 11:06 | Viktor Katona

Nuclear energy has been moving away from power-rich countries to nations bereft of diverse power generation opportunities, all the more so after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Europe has been particularly…

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

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?

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

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

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…

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