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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

It's Official -- Japan Is Back In The Nuclear Business

It's Official -- Japan Is Back In The Nuclear Business

Oct 16, 2015 at 10:30 | Dave Forest

It's official -- Japan is back in the nuclear business. Again.Sources from Japanese utility Kyushu Electric confirmed Thursday that the No. 2 Sendai nuclear reactor was restarted this…

Cheap Gas Claims Another Nuclear Victim

Cheap Gas Claims Another Nuclear Victim

Oct 14, 2015 at 11:02 | Charles Kennedy

Cheap natural gas from U.S. shale claimed another victim this week.Entergy, a large integrated utility specializing in nuclear power, announced that it will be shutting down its…

Africa Banking On Nuclear Power

Africa Banking On Nuclear Power

Oct 01, 2015 at 16:53 | Ronke Luke

It’s no secret that Africa’s economic development has been stifled by the shortage of electricity across the continent. The Africa Progress Report 2015 puts the

Is The U.S. About To Break One Of Its Own Nuclear Treaties?

Is The U.S. About To Break One Of Its Own Nuclear Treaties?

Sep 30, 2015 at 15:41 | Llewellyn King

Bill Richardson could teach Donald Trump something about the art of the deal.He has done a lot of them. Richardson also wrote a book about the art of…

Iran Deal Opponents Try A New Approach

Iran Deal Opponents Try A New Approach

Sep 29, 2015 at 17:01 | Michael McDonald

With Congress having failed to stop the Iran international nuclear agreement by September 17, opponents of the deal are now licking their wounds and focusing on the next steps. The…

Is This The Breakthrough Fusion Researchers Have Been Waiting For?

Is This The Breakthrough Fusion Researchers Have Been Waiting For?

Sep 10, 2015 at 16:13 | Michael McDonald

Fusion power may have just had the long-awaited breakthrough its backers have been waiting years for. A small secretive company in California called Tri Alpha…

One Long-Term Bet On The Future Of Nuclear Energy

One Long-Term Bet On The Future Of Nuclear Energy

Sep 04, 2015 at 16:05 | Michael McDonald

Recently, a small, mostly unknown private player in the nuclear power arena was unveiled to a select group of equity analysts.…

Sweden’s Nuclear Shutdown A Sign Of What’s To Come

Sweden’s Nuclear Shutdown A Sign Of What’s To Come

Aug 27, 2015 at 16:57 | Michael McDonald

Most people thinking about energy policy in Europe tend to focus on the renewable power the continent generates. While it is certainly true that many European…

Nuclear Utility Suffers Setback As DC Pursues Clean Energy

Nuclear Utility Suffers Setback As DC Pursues Clean Energy

Aug 25, 2015 at 16:41 | Nick Cunningham

Regulators for Washington DC rejected the proposed purchase of Pepco Holdings by Exelon, potentially killing off the $6.84 billion acquisition. By law, the DC Public Service…

It's Official: The World's Biggest Nuclear Market Is Back

It's Official: The World's Biggest Nuclear Market Is Back

Aug 12, 2015 at 09:42 | Dave Forest

The uranium sector has been waiting a long time for this week. When one of the world's most important markets for the metal has finally come…

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