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It should be a golden moment for renewable energy. It's not.
Solar, wind and nuclear energy confront old and new obstacles to competing with fossil fuels.
NuScale, compact nuclear plant developer, plans to go public
The company has created a modular design it says makes financial sense. Though carbon-free, nuclear remains controversial.
Aero engine-maker Rolls-Royce prepares to take off after grounding by COVID
How a British manufacturer is hoping for a major boost from U.S. bombers, Australian submarines and mini nuclear reactors.
Pennsylvania weighs nuclear subsidies after Three Mile Island
The nuclear power plant will be "retired" at the end of September, but the state wants to support the four remaining plants.
Could nuclear power play a major role in reversing climate change?
MIT Energy Initiative's study finds surprising reasons behind the high cost of building nuclear power plants.
U.S. officials tout cleaner fossil fuels, nuclear power at international talks
At the United Nations climate talks in Germany, White House officials are talking about plans to make fossil fuels cleaner or more efficient, and to expand nuclear power, as approaches to reducing emissions. While the rest of the world may be more into discussing renewable energy, the focus of the current U.S. delegation would reduce […]
Nuclear energy firm Westinghouse files for bankruptcy
Westinghouse Electric Company, the nuclear energy firm based in Pittsburgh, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday. Westinghouse is owned by the Japanese company Toshiba and has been running several years late and billions of dollars over budget in its construction on several nuclear reactors in the southern United States. Click the above audio player to […]
Britain mulls Chinese investment in nuclear station
Objections are mounting to Chinese involvement in a large nuclear power station.
Will Iran nuclear deal affect Persian businesses in L.A.?
Los Angeles has the largest Iranian community outside Iran. Persian businesses have had to work around the sanctions.
Japan prepares to restart its nuclear power plants
The country's safety culture needed updating to prevent a Fukushima-type disaster.