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  • Nuclear power after Fukushima

    The future of nuclear power was bleak even before the Fukushima disaster, said energy expert Mycle Schneider Wednesday at a press conference in Berlin, where he previewed an upcoming Worldwatch Institute report on the outlook of nuclear power. “The industry was arguably on life support before Fukushima. When the history of this industry is written, Fukushima is likely to introduce its ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Nuclear power: bruised but not broken

    Earlier this month, an explosion in the energy sector caused immense destruction, costing the lives of more than 40 people ... but most of us barely noticed it. The deaths of the coal miners, up to 4,000 feet below ground in western Pakistan, were eclipsed by the international attention given to the crisis in another energy sector — nuclear power — as engineers working in the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • The revival of nuclear power

    The British Parliament is expected to pass an Energy Bill next week that will give the green-light to several new nuclear power plants, adding Britain to a long list of nations that includes U.S. and Canada looking to nuclear power not only to meet soaring energy requirements, but also as a way to reduce GHG emissions. Despite the environmental concerns involved, the international revival of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Nuclear Power’s Uncertain Future

    Global nuclear generation capacity increased by 4.2 gigawatts (GW), or 1.1 percent, to 373.1 GW and the number of operational reactors also increased by two units to a total of 437 nuclear reactors worldwide last year, according to the new Vital Signs Online trend released by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org). The increases are net figures, taking into account ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Critical Issues in the Nuclear Power Industry to be Discussed at NUCLEAR POWER International 2011

     Now in its fifth year and co-located with POWER-GEN International, the world's largest power generation event, NUCLEAR POWER International 2011 heads to Las Vegas, Nev., December 13-15 to provide the industry with up-to-date ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

    As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. [CAPE TOWN] The disasters that struck several Japanese nuclear facilities in the wake of last week's devastating tsunami have highlighted concerns about whether ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Preview: Nuclear Power After Fukushima

    The future of nuclear power even before the Fukushima disaster was bleak, said energy expert Mycle Schneider Wednesday at a press conference in Berlin, where he previewed an upcoming Worldwatch report on the outlook of nuclear power. “The industry was arguably on life support before Fukushima. When the history of this industry is written, Fukushima is likely to introduce its final ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Advice for nations pursuing nuclear power

    Lady Barbara Judge delivers 12th Rose Lecture Written by Peter Dunn. You can read the original story in MIT News Lady Barbara Judge has a unique global perspective on nuclear power, combining top-level financial and legal experience with oversight and advisory roles in nuclear energy efforts in the United ...

  • Nuclear Power Crane-Weihua Cranes

         April 16 10 am, Weihua Cranes design and ...

  • Nuclear power divides climate policy

    As expected, the future climate and energy policies of the EU dominated the summit in Brussels. The biggest conflict between the member countries concerned the role of nuclear power in European climate cooperation. The chairman of the EU Commission, José ...


  • Solar power is cheaper than nuclear

    The Holy Grail of the solar industry - reaching grid parity - may no longer be a distant dream. Solar may have already reached that point, at least when compared to nuclear power, according to a new study by two researchers at Duke University. It's no secret that the cost of producing photovoltaic ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Agreement reached on new nuclear power station at Hinkley

    Introduction Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the UK’s nuclear energy programme. I am pleased to inform the House that the Government and EDF have reached broad commercial agreement on the key terms of a proposed investment contract for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset. This paves the way for the construction of Hinkley Point C ...

  • Finland Nuclear Power Market Available on Researchmoz.us

    Nuclear Power in Finland, Market Outlook to 2025, 2012 Update Capacity, Generation, Regulations, Power Plants, Companies report deals with the nuclear power market analysis including energy mix, nuclear capacity and generation forecast, drivers, restraints key players, regulations, trends and developments in nuclear power industry. COMPLETE REPORT WITH TOC: ...


  • Nuclear Power Market - 2012 - 2018 by MarketResearchReports.biz

    Increasing concerns about the use of conventional thermal energy sources, developed economies are largely dependent on nuclear energy for power generation in order to satisfy their power demands. Nuclear power is used for the generation of electricity across the world due to its power efficiency and sufficient availability. Nuclear disasters in the past few years have questioned the safety of ...


  • US Nuclear Power Market Outlook to 2020 | Researchmoz.us

    GlobalDatas nuclear energy offering, Nuclear Power Outlook in The US to 2020 Capacity, Generation, Major Power Plants, Key Companies and Regulations gives a view of The USs nuclear energy market and provides forecasts to 2020. This report includes information on installed nuclear capacity and generation. Buy a copy of this report: ...


  • Russia Nuclear Power Industry 2025 Forecasts

    ReportsnReports.com offers "Nuclear Power in Russia, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles" new market research report to its store. "Nuclear Power in Russia, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and ...


  • Global Fuel Assemblies Market for Nuclear Power

    GlobalData’s latest report "Fuel Assemblies for Nuclear Power: - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020" analyzes the market for nuclear fuel assemblies used in commercial nuclear reactors and provides in-depth analysis of the demand in three major regions of the world, including key countries and emerging nuclear nations. The fuel ...


  • IRENA excludes nuclear power, to support renewables only

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will not support nuclear energy programmes because it's a long complicated process, it produces waste and is relatively risky,' Helene Pelosse, director general of IRENA, told Reuters in a telephone interview from the French Alps. IRENA with its 136 member states, is aimed at supporting global development of renewable energy. 'Renewable energy is ...

  • Slovakia Nuclear Power Market 2012 to 2025 | Researchmoz.us

    Nuclear Power in Slovakia, Market Outlook to 2025, 2012 Update Capacity, Generation, Regulations, Power Plants, Companies report deals with the nuclear power market analysis including energy mix, nuclear capacity and generation forecast, drivers, restraints key players, regulations, trends and developments in nuclear power industry. Buy a copy of this report: ...


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