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Scientists Inch Closer to the Holy Grail of Clean Energy

Scientists Inch Closer to the Holy Grail of Clean Energy

Recent breakthroughs in nuclear fusion…

Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

U.S. Pushes to Triple Nuclear Energy Production by 2050

Jun 14, 2024 at 07:28 | Haley Zaremba

This Monday Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that she intends to reopen a nuclear power plant to meet the state’s decarbonization goals. If she is successful in her campaign, it…

Canada Poised to Reclaim Top Spot as World's Largest Uranium Producer

Jun 14, 2024 at 07:20 | ZeroHedge

Canada was the world's top uranium producer for years until Kazakhstan dethroned it in 2009. Fast forward to 2022, and Canada held the second spot, pumping out 15%…

Scientists Inch Closer to the Holy Grail of Clean Energy

Jun 06, 2024 at 08:27 | Felicity Bradstock

After several decades of failed attempts, scientists believe they are finally edging closer to achieving nuclear fusion at the scale needed to produce abundant clean energy. Several successful tests in…

Sam Altman-Backed Nuclear Startup Signs Major Data Center Contract

May 27, 2024 at 07:31 | ZeroHedge

Sam Altman backed nuclear startup Oklo inked a deal to supply 100MW of nuclear power to data center company Wyoming Hyperscale, it was announced last week.

China’s Rapid Nuclear Expansion Is Threatening U.S. Dominance in the Sector

May 22, 2024 at 06:36 | Haley Zaremba

China’s runaway nuclear energy expansion has competitors biting their fingernails. As nuclear energy regains traction around the world as a promising baseload power source for a decarbonized future, it’s also…

Nuclear Energy: The New Geopolitical Battleground

May 10, 2024 at 09:24 | Haley Zaremba

While the west has had a considerable amount of success imposing energy sanctions on Russia in response to the ongoing war in Ukraine, Russian nuclear sector exports have proven harder…

The Stage Is Set for a Resurgence of Nuclear Power in the U.S.

May 01, 2024 at 08:59 | ZeroHedge

The United States is about to experience a resurgence in nuclear energy. The federal government is expected to continue restarting shuttered nuclear power plants in the coming years to meet…

Fusion Energy Gets a Boost With Novel Plasma Control Technique

Apr 19, 2024 at 10:00 | Brian Westenhaus

At Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s ongoing quest to develop a range of methods for managing plasma so it can be used to generate electricity in a process…

Uranium Stocks Poised for Breakout As Nuclear Resurgence Gains Momentum

Apr 16, 2024 at 08:23 | ZeroHedge

The world is finally realizing, after trying to rid itself of nuclear power following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, that the power of the atom will be the…

Banks Unwilling To Finance $5 Trillion Global Nuclear Development

Apr 12, 2024 at 16:47 | Alex Kimani

After decades of being treated as the black sheep of the energy universe, nuclear energy is enjoying a renaissance in the U.S. and many Western countries thanks to the global…

Plant Vogtle: Boon or Bust for the Future of U.S. Nuclear Power?

Apr 11, 2024 at 09:25 | Haley Zaremba

The United States has big plans to expand its nuclear energy industry. The country already boasts the biggest nuclear fleet in the world and is solely responsible for about a…

Deficit in Grid Capacity Threatens European Energy Policy Targets

Apr 11, 2024 at 08:44 | ZeroHedge

A new analysis by the energy think tank Ember has found that several countries in Europe could soon face bottlenecks in their national…

Russia Leverages Its Nuclear Expertise in Africa

Apr 05, 2024 at 09:49 | Haley Zaremba

While the West has worked hard to wean itself off of Russian fossil fuels in the wake of the country’s illegal invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the Kremlin is…

Princeton Scientists Unveil Breakthrough in Fusion Reactor Technology

Apr 02, 2024 at 09:32 | Brian Westenhaus

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory researchers found the promise of coating the inner surface of the vessel containing a fusion plasma in liquid lithium guides them…

The West’s Nuclear Power Revival Could Be Slower Than Hoped

Mar 21, 2024 at 11:46 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Western nations may be getting ahead of themselves in their ambition to swiftly roll out new nuclear power capacity in the current push to reduce dependence on Russian uranium and…

Japan’s Nuclear Energy Revival Facing Public Resistance

Mar 19, 2024 at 09:11 | Haley Zaremba

The Japanese government is trying to kickstart a nuclear renaissance 13 years after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, but a return to nuclear energy is proving difficult for the nation…

U.S. Uranium Producers Reviving Abandoned Mines Amid Supply Squeeze

Mar 15, 2024 at 09:53 | Alex Kimani

As the AI craze continues to hog the limelight, another asset class has been enjoying a similar boom, albeit under the radar. Over the past couple of years, uranium and…

Uzbekistan’s Black Shale Uranium Bonanza Draws International Interest

Mar 14, 2024 at 09:52 | Eurasianet

A state-owned uranium producer in Uzbekistan is in talks with China Nuclear Uranium, also state-run, on the possibility of working together to develop a pair of mines.

The U.S. Is Betting Big on Small Nuclear Reactors

Mar 14, 2024 at 09:31 | Felicity Bradstock

The U.S. is set to accelerate the rollout of new nuclear power plants and reactors following the passing of new legislation this month. This follows a movement away from nuclear…

Critics Skeptical of Kyrgyzstan Plans To Develop Uranium Reserves

Mar 06, 2024 at 08:15 | Eurasianet

Plans by Kyrgyzstan’s government to develop reserves of uranium and dozens of other rare earth metals around the cherished Lake Issyk-Kul are generating discontent, although few are prepared…

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