Since 2010, nearly 40 percent of the capacity of the nation’s fleet of coal-fired power plants has either been shut down or designated for closure.
Nuclear Mining News
Weak uranium market and new Tanzania’s regulations named the main culprits.
The two U.S. utilities with the most at risk are Southern Company and SCANA Corp.
If you’ve ever searched online for unbiased and fact-driven articles on energy, you’ve probably noticed that they can be quite rare. Almost every information source seems to be pushing an agenda.
Beaver Valley Nuclear Station in Pennsylvania Shuts Down Due to Minor Fire, an Industrial Info News Alert
The station is owned by Ohio Edison Company (Akron, Ohio) and operated by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company.
Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter and Year-to-Date 2013 and Initiates 2014 Earnings Guidance
'Our third quarter results were above our expectations, and we continue to experience a good year at both the utility and Ecova,' said CEO.
Known as tristructural-isotropic (TRISO), this fourth-generation reactor fuel can resist high-temperature accident conditions.
"An agonizing decision and a tough call."
Washington authorities claim no higher radiation levels have been detected at the site, but the leak could be in the range of 150 gallons to 300 gallons.
A majority in the Danish parliament is reportedly ready to allow the extraction and exports of the radioactive element from Greenland, which represents a historical shift in Danish foreign policy, after 30 years of opposition to nuclear power.
All through human evolution we have been harnessing increasingly effective forms of energy. From human power to horse power, to wood, coal, natural gas and uranium what we’ve been doing is searching for the highest energy density to make energy production more efficient.
State-run Nuclear Power Corp. of India Ltd. plans to raise almost $4 billion to set them up.
Dr. Ing Joachim U. Knebel, chief science officer for Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, noted that the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP) in Gebeng is safe as long as the company follows all guidelines.
Looking at all the costs to construct and run power plants, it will be cheaper to build a wind or solar power plant within 18 years rather than one using nuclear or fossil fuel, says a research unit within the Australian Government.
The 20th century was characterized by the frenzied acquisition, storage, and use of oil. But many experts believe that the 21st century will be remembered as the century of water.