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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Nuclear Energy: Not What The World Wants But Maybe What It Needs

Nuclear Energy: Not What The World Wants But Maybe What It Needs

Aug 10, 2015 at 15:15 | Michael McDonald

Perhaps no source of power is more controversial than nuclear energy. Nuclear produces virtually no pollution by volume compared with any other energy source and is…

Nuclear Industry Future Far From Clear

Nuclear Industry Future Far From Clear

Jul 31, 2015 at 15:51 | Henry Hewitt

 My uncle was 17 years old, proud of his martial Prussian heritage, when he joined the U.S. Marines, just in time to make the landing on Guadalcanal. He made it…

Is France Ready To Move Away From Nuclear Energy?

Is France Ready To Move Away From Nuclear Energy?

Jul 30, 2015 at 12:43 | Gaurav Agnihotri

France is the world’s most nuclear dependent country. With 58 nuclear reactors in 19 power stations having a total capacity of 63.2 gigawatts, France is the second largest producer of…

Obama’s Nuclear Waste Blunders Could Cost Taxpayers Over $20 Billion

Obama’s Nuclear Waste Blunders Could Cost Taxpayers Over $20 Billion

Jul 27, 2015 at 10:49 | Llewellyn King

President Obama says otherwise, but he seems to have a propensity for slapping the nuclear industry across the face. When the Obama administration came into power,…

What Miniature Nuclear Reactors Could Mean For The World

What Miniature Nuclear Reactors Could Mean For The World

Jul 23, 2015 at 17:06 | Michael McDonald

Even as the future of grid-scale nuclear reactors seems to be in flux with the mainstay producers like the Japanese and French seemingly unsure about…

Big News For Uranium Miners Could See A Price Rebound Soon

Big News For Uranium Miners Could See A Price Rebound Soon

Jul 20, 2015 at 10:26 | Dave Forest

And this week, we got more confirmation. The country is India. Which is now looking to build a "strategic uranium reserve" in order to support its…

Can U.S. Nuclear Plants Operate For 80 Years?

Can U.S. Nuclear Plants Operate For 80 Years?

Jul 17, 2015 at 17:34 | Nick Cunningham

The nuclear industry in the United States has been at a standstill for several decades. After an extraordinary wave of construction in the 1960s and 1970s,…

Nuclear Is Not Dead, Uranium Supply Deficit Could Be On The Horizon

Nuclear Is Not Dead, Uranium Supply Deficit Could Be On The Horizon

Jul 09, 2015 at 13:27 | John Manfreda

Since the Fukushima incident, investors have given up on the idea of investing in nuclear power and anything that pertains to it. The Economist even…

Investing In Nuclear Power Just Got More Interesting

Investing In Nuclear Power Just Got More Interesting

Jun 24, 2015 at 17:06 | Michael McDonald

The shift in nuclear power from developed nations to third-world countries is an important trend for investors to understand because it is largely redefining the entire…

The Front-Runners In Fusion Energy

The Front-Runners In Fusion Energy

Jun 11, 2015 at 16:49 | Michael McDonald

Fusion power has been something of a holy grail in the energy field for decades. The idea of harnessing the same energy that powers the sun naturally excites many. At…

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