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  • Nuclear Energy to Power China

    To ensure energy supply diversity, China has set an aim to cut reliance on oil and gas that will offer vast opportunities for renewables. Although conventional sources of energy made up for 74% of combined electricity generation in 2004, hydropower and nuclear energy are fast becoming visible in the energy sector, according to a recent report “China Energy Sector Analysis” by RNCOS. The graph ...


    By RNCOS

  • US nuclear energy outlook

    Bharatbook.com is proud to announce the new report 'US Nuclear Energy Outlook' from its vast collection of informative market research reports.(http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=84504)Nuclear power plays a major role in the US energy industry as the country, after coal and natural gas, produces its maximum amount of electricity from ...


  • Nuclear energy`s renaissance

    The national conference held in Kielce in February unambiguously confirmed that nuclear energy is the future of Poland. According to specialists Poland, faced with the uncertainty of gas supply, CO2 reduction goals, rising energy prices, and depletion of fossil fuel natural resources, has to switch to nuclear energy, which is currently not only economically effective but is also safe. Polish ...


  • The outlook for nuclear energy

    With the launch today of its first Nuclear Energy Outlook, the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) makes an important contribution to ongoing discussions of nuclear energy’s potential role in the energy mixes of its member countries. As world energy demand continues to grow unabated, many countries face serious concerns about the security of energy supplies, rising energy prices and climate change ...


    By OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

  • Canada’s rocky road with nuclear energy

    In the past year the Canadian nuclear industry has taken a couple of hits on the chin. These events raise the question of whether AECL is in the ditch or can a government tow truck get it back on the road? The commercial path forward is like an ice-covered road in a Canadian winter and there are plenty of back seat drivers. Here"s why. First, the Chalk River nuclear reactor, a supplier of medical ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Huhne pleads caution on nuclear energy

    Huhne pleads for caution on the UK’s nuclear build programme, while Merkel takes the opportunity to move away from nuclear power. Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, reiterated safety must be a top priority and that it was important that the "full facts" were at the Government’s disposal before making any decisions on the new nuclear programme. He set up the timetable for a ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Oconee Nuclear Station Projects Honored with Three Awards by the Nuclear Energy Institute

     Duke Energy's Oconee Nuclear Station has received the Nuclear Energy Institute's (NEI) prestigious "Best of the Best" Award for the first digital upgrade of a nuclear safety-related system in the U.S. The award was presented during NEI's Nuclear Energy Assembly on May 23, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C. ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Smaller reactors widen opportunities for nuclear energy

    As renewed interest in nuclear energy is sweeping the world, several countries are looking at small and medium reactors, often referred to as SMR, as alternatives to large nuclear power stations. Typically, they are defined as facilities with a power output of up to 700 MW (e). SMRs represent an attractive option for countries with limited financial resources, small electricity grids, or for ...

  • UK looks to new nuclear plant to secure energy

    Britain has agreed to build the country's first nuclear power plant in a generation, despite concerns raised by the Fukushima meltdown in Japan as the U.K. seeks to secure its future energy needs and cut greenhouse gas emissions. The government struck a deal with Electricite de France and a group of Chinese investors Monday to build ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nuclear Energy Annual Deals Analysis 2012

    The report provides detailed information on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), equity/debt offerings, private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) and partnership transactions recorded in the nuclear energy industry in 2011. The report provides detailed comparative data on the number of deals and their value in the past five years, categorized into deal types, segments and geographies. ...


  • Reality check shows nuclear energy is the wrong path

    Rising costs and re-evaluated risks make nuclear power a poor choice, even for developing nations that can afford it, says José Goldemberg. There are 440 nuclear reactors operating around the world, providing about 14 per cent of the world's electricity supply. Most were installed 30–40 years ago, when the relative cost of producing nuclear energy made it an attractive ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Nuclear Energy Quarterly Deals Analysis Q4 2012

    Nuclear Energy Quarterly Deals Analysis: M&A and Investment Trends Q4 2012 report is an essential source of data and trend analysis on Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and financings in the nuclear energy market. COMPLETE REPORT WITH TOC: ...


  • Nuclear Street Introduces Nuclear Buyers Guide

    Planning or building a new nuclear power plant? Trying to locate nuclear-qualified suppliers? Nuclear Street (NuclearStreet.com) introduces the Nuclear Buyers Guide. ...


    By Marketwire

  • 2018 Global Nuclear Energy Market Trends & Opportunities

    Nuclear power has been used to produce electricity for public distribution since 1954 and electricity generated via nuclear power reached its highest level of 3280 terawatts hours in 2011. However, the growth rate of electricity produced via nuclear energy reduced marginally in 2012 as a result of an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Globally the Fukushima Daiichi ...

  • Fifty years of co-operation in the field of nuclear energy

    An international array of some 250 dignitaries and government experts in the field of nuclear energy are gathering today in Paris to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). In the course of a special anniversary meeting, distinguished guest speakers and government ministers will present their countries' view on the use of nuclear energy and its future ...


    By OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

  • Challenges on combating climate changes with nuclear energy

    During the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris last year, nuclear energy was considered as the large-scale source of low carbon electricity that scalable to achieve the goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming to below 2°C. However, there were no specific mitigation measures or energy technologies mentioned there. On the March 24th, 2016, the second day of ...


    By GAT International

  • China faces nuclear energy choice: reprocess or not?

    China is coming to a crossroads as it hurriedly increases nuclear power production to cope with rising electricity demand and cut carbon emissions: Should it reprocess its nuclear waste or store it? Nonproliferation advocates warn that recycling waste would generate weapons-usable plutonium, posing a security risk and potentially stirring a nuclear rivalry in East Asia. A new Harvard University ...


    By Associated Press

  • Energy Department nuclear systems are powering Mars rover

    The Mars Science Laboratory rover, which launched from Cape Canaveral this weekend, is powered by nuclear systems developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), marking the 28th space mission supported by nuclear energy. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of nuclear-powered space exploration. To commemorate the launch, DOE released a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Northwest Fined for Hazwaste at Nuclear Power Plant

    RICHLAND, Washington, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - The Washington State Department of Ecology issued a $120,000 penalty and administrative order Thursday to the Energy Northwest Columbia Generating Station for violations of hazardous waste management regulations. While Columbia is the only commercial nuclear power plant in the Pacific Northwest, the violations were not related to the ...

  • New nuclear for the south west

    Residents of Oldbury are this weekend being asked to have their say on whether Oldbury in South Gloucestershire, should be a potential site for a new nuclear power station. It has been listed by Government in its draft Nuclear National Policy Statement published on 9 November 2009. Following Copenhagen the UK is committed to lead by example and ...


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