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The 100% Renewable Energy Nuclear Option, Part 1

March 23, 2015 by David Hess
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Renewables and Future Energy Options

 

It is time for the world to get serious about renewables, by formally recognizing that nuclear energy is one in all ways that matter. Usually the term renewables is taken to mean wind and solar, but this makes the idea of a life and death contest with nuclear all the more ridiculous.[read more]

Royal Commission Into Nuclear Will Open a World of Possibilities

February 11, 2015 by Barry Brook
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Australia and Nuclear Development

South Australian premier Jay Weatherill on Sunday announced a formal inquiry into the future role of the state in the nuclear fuel cycle, which will be tasked with considering options across the full gamut of mining, enrichment, energy and storage. Currently, mining is its only involvement.[read more]

Shell Oil and Gas Company Perspective on Energy Futures

July 8, 2014 by Rod Adams
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Oil Companies and Nuclear Energy

There was a time when the Royal Dutch Shell corporation demonstrated strong interest in nuclear energy. In 1973, it was approached by Gulf Oil Company, the owner of Gulf General Atomics, as a capital partner for an aggressive expansion program.[read more]

Argentina Pours Nuclear-Grade Concrete for CAREM, a 25 MWe SMR

February 17, 2014 by Rod Adams

Argentina has a long history of nuclear energy research, development and operation; it set up its Atomic Energy Commission in 1950. Two operating nuclear reactors produce approximately 10% of the country’s electricity; a third reactor is undergoing its final steps before commissioning.[read more]