Nuclear Energy

Armenia Debates Shift Away From Nuclear Power

With its aged nuclear power plant scheduled to close in a decade, Armenians are discussing the feasibility of a shift to renewable energy. <br>A new …

Energy

Kudankulam nuclear power plant generates full 2,000 MW capacity for the first time

<b>Chennai</b>: Both operating units of the Russian-aided Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) generated electricity to their full capacity of 1,000 MW …

Energy

Pyrotechnic artwork commemorates 75th anniversary of first nuclear reaction

The pyrotechnic, multicolored display lasted less than a minute against the blue afternoon sky on Dec. 2, but created an indelible reminder of the …

University of Chicago

Battery Storage Steals The Spotlight At Nuclear Power's Birthday Party

It was nuclear power’s birthday bash, but Exelon CEO Chris Crane, head of the nation’s largest nuclear operator, named energy storage the most promising technology of the future, one that could render nuclear power unnecessary.<p>“In our view the long-term viable technology that will drive a cleaner …

Energy

How To Watch a Dazzling Rainbow Mushroom Cloud Display Mark 75 Years of the Atomic Age

On the afternoon of December 2, 1942, the world changed forever. Enrico Fermi helped engineer the first controlled, self-sustained nuclear fission …

Art

North Korea Claims New Missile Makes It A Nuclear Power

North Korea says that a new intercontinental ballistic missile tested on Wednesday proves it has a nuclear deterrent that can reach any target in the United States.<p>According to a statement from the Korean Central News Agency, the ICBM is "capable of carrying super-heavy nuclear warhead and …

North Korea

Brace yourself South Africans You might end up being Russian slaves

File: The Energy Minister David Mahlobo and Eskom have agreed to hold public participation process before the nuclear programme continues. Photo: GCIS<p>…

South Africa

Op-Ed: Are the nuclear impositions another bleak Zuma legacy?

At last I have a chance to agree with our President (<i>Those opposed to Nuclear Energy sold out to the West</i>, Nickolaus Bauer, eNCA 5November 2017) but …

Energy

Eskom’s latest work on the IRP for the DoE rejects nuclear - EE Publishers

<b>The findings of the latest work on the draft Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity, IRP 2017, by Eskom for the South African Department of Energy</b> …

Energy

3rd Pakistan-EU Dialogue on Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP):The 3rd Round of Pakistan-EU Dialogue on Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy was held here on …

Pakistan

Nuclear Power Problems with Robbie Leppzer, Arie and Maggie Gunderson

The first guest, documentary producer Robbie Leppzer, discusses his latest work, <i>Power Struggle</i>. It's an account of the grassroots campaign to shut …

Liberal View

Work on two Rs 9 billion nuclear power projects continues in Karachi under CPEC

The work on two Karachi nuclear power projects (KNUPP11 & 111) with a total capacity of producing 2200 megawatts of the electricity is underway, …

Energy

Wales' first nuclear research centre opens at Bangor Uni

<b>The first nuclear research institute in Wales has been opened.</b><p>The Nuclear Futures Institute is establishing two centres at Bangor University, investigating nuclear materials science and ways of modelling the challenges facing the industry.<p>It is being backed by the Welsh Government's £6.5m Ser Cymru …

News (Wales)

Protesters interrupt U.S. pro-coal event at U.N. climate talks | Reuters

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Protesters interrupted a U.S. event to promote fossil fuels and nuclear power at 200-nation climate talks on Monday, saying …

Climate

Trump's conflicting climate agenda

BONN, Germany — President Trump has the potential for a pragmatic climate agenda, but his contradictory and vague policies are undercutting it. That …

Climate

Turkey’s envoy to Japan to focus on energy and tourism

‘The terror attack on the Atatürk airport [in 2016] and the failed coup attempt has had a negative impact on Japan’s perception on security [in …

Turkey

Nuclear Power’s Existential Crisis

Nuclear power is dying a slow, painful and wildly expensive death, writes Jim Green.<p>This year has been catastrophic for nuclear power, and just when …

Energy

At climate conference, Democrats' shifting tones on nuclear power

A group of five Democratic senators attending a climate conference here in Bonn, Germany, agree climate change is an urgent problem but are …

Energy

Eskom mum on whether nuclear energy has been given the green light

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom says it cannot comment on any nuclear plans as it is not a policymaker but merely an implementing agency.<p>Yesterday, NGO …

Energy

Nuclear Power Explodes Back Into The Spotlight

Cameco to halt uranium production at McArthur River mine.<p>Uranium prices will jump due to market supply.<p>Competitors will enjoy higher prices as Cameco …

Business

Will Zuma’s allies get their way with nuclear?

<i>South Africa’s nuclear build programme seems to be back on the agenda after earlier indications that it was dead. Recent comments by President Jacob</i> …

South Africa

Nov. 11 Letters: How to increase voter participation in San Jose

In response to the oped, “Hold major local elections in presidential election years,” any measure that increases voter turnout creates a local …

Silicon Valley

Op-Ed: Zuma’s allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?

<i>Keith Gottschalk | University of the Western Cape</i><p><i>South Africa’s nuclear build programme seems to be back on the agenda after earlier indications that</i> …

South Africa

Harmless radioactive cloud spread over Europe from Russia or Kazakhstan

A cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe in recent weeks was likely from a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan. The French nuclear safety …

Energy

Fin24.com | Nuclear power - unaffordable, or lowest cost energy available?

Nuclear expert Dr Anthonie Cilliers has calculated estimates for the cost of building nuclear power in SA and believes the high costs being punted …

Business (South Africa)

France backtracks on pledge to cut nuclear power by half by 2025

French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot has scrapped a longstanding target to cut nuclear power to half the country's energy supply by 2025.<p>Hulot …

Energy

Forest Service suggests Trump could reopen uranium mining near Grand Canyon | Ars Technica

The possibility reignites old tensions, unclear how much effect rules relaxation would have.<p>The US Forest Service recently submitted a report (PDF) …

Energy

Nuclear energy most expensive power: Deputy minister

Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arcandra Tahar has said that nuclear energy is the most expensive of all energy.<p>“The price range of …

Energy

Sudan Expands Power Production, Prepares for Peaceful Nuclear Energy

Sudan announced on Wednesday its plans to set up two brand new power plants in the national free zone and Port Sudan just off the Red Sea …

Energy

Energy sector has winners and losers in GOP tax plan

WASHINGTON – The energy industry has winners and losers in the new House GOP tax bill. Losers are the electric car industry and producers of wind power and other clean energy.<p>Winners include oil and gas and the nuclear power industry, which would see tax breaks preserved.<p>The bill's release alarmed …

Business