Finland Gets Nuclear; Why Don’t We? Even long-time opponents of nuclear power are starting to see the light. Finland’s Green Party, for example, recently voted to support nuclear energy, including a demand to streamline the approval process for small modular reactors. With Russia cutting off natural gas deliveries, the Finns have come to realize that … Continue reading Finland Gets Nuclear; Why Don’t We?
California dithers over closing its sole nuclear power station Diablo Canyon Power Plant was scheduled to shut down in 2025 California Governor Gavin Newsom is considering keeping the state’s last nuclear power plant beyond its planned closure in 2025. The Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County is considered the largest producer of … Continue reading #California dithers over closing its sole nuclear power station
Oregon nuclear reactor company NuScale begins trading on Wall Street Shares in Oregon nuclear energy company NuScale Power began trading Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange, part of a deal with an investment fund that raised $380 million for its modular reactor technology. NuScale, founded in 2007 with technology developed at Oregon State University, … Continue reading Oregon nuclear reactor company #NuScale begins trading on Wall Street
America’s energy security and national security go hand-in-hand America’s national security and energy security go hand-in-hand. If we want America to remain safe, secure, and prosperous as our adversaries become more brazen, we must return our country to energy independence. We have seen over the last year under the Biden administration just how dangerous overreliance … Continue reading America’s energy security and national security go hand-in-hand
Can nuclear power solve the energy crisis? What’s holding up the UK government’s strategy for securing the country’s energy supply in light of the Russia-Ukraine war and soaring market prices of oil and gas? According to The Guardian, a split between the prime minister, Boris Johnson, and chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, over proposals … Continue reading Can nuclear power solve the energy crisis?
COOK PLANT BEGINS FIRST OF TWO REFUELING OUTAGES FOR 2022, DRIVING HUNDREDS OF TEMPORARY JOBS Indiana Michigan Power’s Cook Nuclear Plant Unit 1 will begin its thirtieth refueling outage Saturday, April 2, at 3:00 a.m. Power on Unit 1 was reduced on Wednesday, March 30, to allow for equipment testing before the outage begins. The … Continue reading #COOK PLANT BEGINS FIRST OF TWO #REFUELING OUTAGES FOR 2022, DRIVING HUNDREDS OF TEMPORARY JOBS
Could Nebraska and Iowa go nuclear as part of shift away from fossil fuels? As the world shifts away from fossil fuels, Nebraska and Iowa utilities are among those preparing for the possible use of nuclear power to supplement renewable energy. New technology is being tested that proponents say could make nuclear power plants safer, … Continue reading Could #Nebraska and #Iowa go nuclear as part of shift away from fossil fuels?
Japan to help build Bill Gates’ high-tech nuclear reactor in Wyoming -Yomiuri TOKYO, Jan 1 (Reuters) – The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (7011.T) are set to cooperate with the United States and Bill Gates’ venture company to build a high-tech nuclear reactor in Wyoming, the daily Yomiuri reported on … Continue reading #Japan to help build #Bill_Gates’ high-tech nuclear reactor in #Wyoming -Yomiuri
California’s last nuclear plant will close soon. Why the Biden administration wants it open It’s California’s last nuclear plant, destined to be mothballed in four years amid concerns that its closure could leave a gaping hole in the state’s power supply. Now the Biden administration is pushing the idea that PG&E Corp.’s Diablo Canyon power … Continue reading #California ’s last nuclear plant will close soon. Why the Biden administration wants it open
GE Hitachi Nuclear to build small reactor in Canada TOKYO, Dec 3 (Reuters) – GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, an alliance between General Electric Co (GE.N) and Japan’s Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) will build a small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) (ONPWG.UL), the Canadian utility said on Friday. OPG will deploy the SMR … Continue reading #GE_Hitachi Nuclear to build small reactor in #Canada