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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

This Key Uranium Player Is About to Shock The Market

This Key Uranium Player Is About to Shock The Market

May 20, 2015 at 09:28 | Dave Forest

Things appeared to be stabilizing in the global uranium market the last several months. With prices for the metal settling into a comfortable groove between $36 and $44 per pound.

Saudis Snub Obama Over Iran Deal

Saudis Snub Obama Over Iran Deal

May 11, 2015 at 17:22 | Nick Cunningham

The U.S. is seeking a rapprochement with Iran over its nuclear program, potentially ending several decades of hostility. But while the U.S. is extending an open hand to Iran, other…

Does Nuclear Power Deserve Such A Bad Image?

Does Nuclear Power Deserve Such A Bad Image?

May 11, 2015 at 16:55 | Michael McDonald

Nuclear power plants seem to draw a special level of animosity even beyond that of conventional power sources that emit greenhouse gases. Perhaps because of the raw capabilities of the…

Does Russia Really Own 20% Of The US’ Uranium Reserves?

Does Russia Really Own 20% Of The US’ Uranium Reserves?

May 06, 2015 at 17:10 | Colin Chilcoat

Yes, well, sort of – and they have for some time now. It’s relatively old news, but a recent Times report and an upcoming book from the Hoover Institute’s…

Germany’s Nuclear Cutback Is Darkening European Skies

Germany’s Nuclear Cutback Is Darkening European Skies

May 06, 2015 at 16:58 | Michael McDonald

Germany’s influence in Europe is unquestionable, but it appears that some of its neighbors may be adversely affected by recent German decisions; and Greece is not the neighbor in question…

Future Of Nuclear Industry Takes Yet Another Hit

Future Of Nuclear Industry Takes Yet Another Hit

Apr 28, 2015 at 09:49 | Charles Kennedy

Despite the rough patch that the nuclear industry has experienced in recent years, its future remains bright, the industry insists. That is because the next…

Health Risks From Fukushima Disaster Greatly Exaggerated

Health Risks From Fukushima Disaster Greatly Exaggerated

Apr 27, 2015 at 15:59 | Andrew Topf

The Fukushima disaster of 2011 was a defining moment for nuclear power. The mega-thrust earthquake and tsunami that damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex pummeled…

Russia To Power Arctic Drilling With Floating Nuclear Reactors

Russia To Power Arctic Drilling With Floating Nuclear Reactors

Apr 27, 2015 at 15:42 | Nick Cunningham

It would sit in the icy waters of the Arctic, and provide a constant supply of electricity to a massive rig drilling for oil. They could…

What Japan’s Nuclear Restart Could Mean For LNG Prices

What Japan’s Nuclear Restart Could Mean For LNG Prices

Apr 22, 2015 at 10:57 | Charles Kennedy

It has been a bumpy road, but Japan is closer than ever to seeing a return to nuclear power. Four years after Fukushima, Japan still has…

Natgas Boom Undermining U.S. Nuclear Future

Natgas Boom Undermining U.S. Nuclear Future

Apr 20, 2015 at 12:48 | Llewellyn King

America's nuclear power industry should be luxuriating in its extraordinary safety record and the fact that it is a carbon-free way to make electricity. But all…

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