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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Uranium Investors Bet Big On Nuclear Renaissance

Sep 24, 2023 at 09:51 | Alex Kimani

Uranium and the nuclear energy sector are enjoying a renaissance. There has been a palpable shift in support for nuclear power amid the transition to low-carbon fuels as well as…

Can China's Nuclear Ambitions Offset Its Coal Addiction?

Sep 15, 2023 at 08:49 | Robert Rapier

The is the sixth article in a series on the recently released 2023 Statistical Review of World Energy. Previous articles discussed the…

China Races Ahead In Global Nuclear Power Development

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:26 | Felicity Bradstock

China is by far the world leader in nuclear reactor development at present. The country has been rapidly expanding its nuclear energy industry in line with its renewable energy development,…

Saudi Arabia Could Snub The U.S., Pick China To Build Its First Nuclear Plant

Sep 04, 2023 at 14:33 | Alex Kimani

Last year the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced the commissioning of the country’s first-ever nuclear power plant--the first ever for an Arab…

Alaska Air Force Base Home To Mini-Nuclear Reactor Pilot Project

Sep 04, 2023 at 10:30 | ZeroHedge

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy, on behalf of the US Air Force, is serious about decarbonizing a military base in Alaska. Surprisingly, the focus is on something other than solar…

New Data Proves Nuclear Energy Is Safer Than You Think

Sep 01, 2023 at 09:14 | Felicity Bradstock

There is now a concerted effort to change the global public perception of nuclear power, as governments worldwide look to rapidly expand their clean energy sources to achieve a green…

U.S. Takes Bold Step To Break Free From Russian Uranium Hold

Aug 25, 2023 at 08:36 | Alex Kimani

Back in March 2022, shortly after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Biden signed an executive order that banned the import of Russian oil, liquefied natural gas, and coal to…

Russia And Ukraine Trade Blame Over Outages At Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Plant

Aug 15, 2023 at 08:27 | RFE/RL staff

The fate of the massive nuclear power plant in the crosshairs of Europe's largest war in decades has made for worrisome headlines since Russia launched its large-scale invasion…

Another New Nuclear Reactor Energizes U.S. Clean Energy Hopes

Aug 07, 2023 at 08:47 | Felicity Bradstock

Following the energy shortages of 2022, the U.S. has been racing to reinvigorate its nuclear energy sector. Long neglected, nuclear power appears to be making a comeback in the U.S.,…

Canada Reignites Its Nuclear Energy Ambitions

Aug 01, 2023 at 08:36 | Haley Zaremba

Canada’s decades-long nuclear energy slump is over. While nuclear power currently supplies about 15% of Canada’s energy, industry growth has been stalled out for years thanks to fears about…

UK Looks To Boost Energy Security With Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Jul 18, 2023 at 07:43 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The UK launched on Tuesday a competition for small modular reactor (SMR) technology and created a new nuclear body, Great British Nuclear, in a bid…

New Startup Looks To Blend AI And Nuclear Energy

Jul 14, 2023 at 08:30 | Haley Zaremba

The future of the global energy sector is in the hands of Artificial Intelligence. AI is proving to be an increasingly essential component of decarbonization pathways and solving the…

Heatwave Forces French Nuclear Power Plants To Curb Output

Jul 12, 2023 at 08:22 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The current heatwave in most of Europe, expected to be a prolonged period of higher-than-normal temperatures, is set to limit nuclear power generation at two French nuclear plants this week,…

Can The U.S. Wean Itself Off Russian Uranium?

Jun 20, 2023 at 13:06 | Alex Kimani

Back in March 2022, shortly after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Biden signed an executive order that banned the import of Russian oil, liquefied natural gas, and coal to…

Nuclear Fusion: A Clean Energy Revolution Or A Radioactive Nightmare?

Jun 20, 2023 at 08:42 | Kurt Cobb

A friend of mine who was trained as a physicist used to joke about a future in which each of us would carry handheld fusion reactors that plug…

‘Nuclear Diesel’ Could Become A Gamechanger In Energy Markets

Jun 19, 2023 at 16:40 | Alex Kimani

Back in February, a  proposal by the EU to completely ban cars that run on fossil fuels by 2035 faced heavy opposition led by the bloc’s largest economy, Germany, as…

How Nuclear Power Can Dethrone King Coal

Jun 16, 2023 at 07:06 | Robert Rapier

Over the past 15 years, the United States has undergone a significant transition away from coal-fired power plants. This transition is being driven by several factors, including environmental…

Europe’s Nuclear Power Puzzle

Jun 07, 2023 at 08:42 | Felicity Bradstock

Since the European Commission stated the need for an accelerated green transition that includes nuclear power and natural gas, it seems member states are having a hard time agreeing on…

Nuclear Power May Become Crucial In Decarbonization Efforts

Jun 01, 2023 at 14:50 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Nuclear power generation could help the world decarbonize energy amid growing global demand for electricity with the ‘electrify everything’ push, including in transportation. The energy crisis of the past year…

Finnish Nuclear Power Plant Cuts Output After Prices Go Negative

May 25, 2023 at 11:52 | ZeroHedge

As we detailed in early May, the transition from testing to regular output last month saw Finland's first nuclear power-plant drive electricity prices dramatically lower.

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