nuclear power


Nuclear renaissance ebbs at largest public utility

Apr 27, 2015
The Tennessee Valley Authority is scaling back its plans for more nuclear power.
Posted In: nuclear power, natural gas, energy conservation, Tennessee Valley Authority

GE nears deal for Alstom

Jun 20, 2014
GE wants turbine company, but may end up in business with French government.
Posted In: GE, energy, nuclear power, France

After delay, U.S. builds four new nuclear reactors

Mar 11, 2014
The economics of nuclear power are a tough sell.
Posted In: nuclear power, energy

Japan to restart nuclear plants

Feb 28, 2013
Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has called for some nuclear plants to reopen in order to ensure energy security for the country.
Posted In: Japan, nuclear energy, nuclear power

For a town in need of jobs, going nuclear was easy call

Sep 5, 2012
Eunice, in a dusty corner of New Mexico, rode the ups and downs of the oil business for decades. Then a nuclear-processing plant came calling, and Eunice welcomed its jobs.
Posted In: nuclear energy, nuclear, nuclear power, New Mexico

No nuke Japan

Apr 18, 2012
Since Fukushima, Japan has shuttered all but one nuclear reactor. Now the debate to restart has begun.
Posted In: Japan, nuclear power, nuclear

Lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

Mar 8, 2012
New tapes from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Emergency Operations Center show how the disaster and American reaction unfolded.
Posted In: Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power, emergency

Nuclear Regulatory Commission releases audio of Fukushima disaster

Feb 21, 2012
Alex Chadwick, host of "BURN: An Energy Journal," discusses the conversations at the NRC as the agency became aware of last year's nuclear disaster in Japan.
Posted In: Fukushima, nuclear power, Japan, nuclear energy

Britain, France to sign nuclear energy deal

Feb 17, 2012
The two European nations are set to strike a deal that will pave the way for new nuclear power plants in the U.K. But why now?
Posted In: France, Britain, nuclear power, nuclear energy

French nuclear power export hopes dim

Jan 9, 2012
France claims it has designed the world's safest nuclear reactors, but last year's nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, dealt export hopes a blow.
Posted In: France, nuclear power, Fukushima