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Monday, March 27, 2017

X-Energy Steps Into The Ring With Its Advanced Pebble Bed Modular Nuclear Reactor

X-Energy Steps Into The Ring With Its Advanced Pebble Bed Modular Nuclear Reactor
X-energy’s Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled pebble bed modular nuclear power plant has higher efficiencies, a reduced water requirement, a small physical footprint, a small emergency planning zone, and is walk-away safe from any possible accident.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2017/03/27/x-energy-steps-into-the-ring-with-its-advanced-pebble-bed-modular-nuclear-reactor/#1ee61752745d

MIT’s Nuclear Lab has an Unusual Plan to Jump-Start Advanced-Reactor Research

MIT’s Nuclear Lab has an Unusual Plan to Jump-Start Advanced-Reactor Research


https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603963/mits-nuclear-lab-has-an-unusual-plan-to-jump-start-advanced-reactor-research/?set=603987

Geoengineering Gets Green Light from Federal Scientists

Geoengineering Gets Green Light from Federal Scientists

For the first time, funding from the U.S. government may be spent on man-made approaches to ease climate change.


https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603349/geoengineering-gets-green-light-from-federal-scientists/

Harvard Scientists Moving Ahead on Plans for Atmospheric Geoengineering Experiments

Sustainable Energy

Harvard Scientists Moving Ahead on Plans for Atmospheric Geoengineering Experiments

The climate researchers intend to launch a high-altitude balloon that would spray a small quantity of reflective particles into the stratosphere.


https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603974/harvard-scientists-moving-ahead-on-plans-for-atmospheric-geoengineering-experiments/?set=603987

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The usually bipartisan and noncontroversial efficiency sector has faced new pressure this month following the release of President Trump's proposed budget and the freezing of several efficiency rules and procedures by the administration. During today's OnPoint, Kateri Callahan, president of the Alliance to Save Energy, explains how her industry is responding to these moves and discusses the new political climate for energy and environment issues.
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How to Make Nuclear Innovative Lessons from Other Advanced Industries


How to Make Nuclear Innovative


Lessons from Other Advanced Industries


https://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/issues/nuclear/how-to-make-nuclear-innovative

The End of the Nuclear Industry as We Know It Toward a 21st-Century Model of Nuclear Innovation

 

The End of the Nuclear Industry as We Know It

Toward a 21st-Century Model of Nuclear Innovation


https://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/voices/ted-nordhaus/the-end-of-the-nuclear-industry-as-we-know-it

Sunday, March 26, 2017

ThorCon Molten Salt Reactor Would Be Viable For Indonesia, Study Concludes

ThorCon Molten Salt Reactor Would Be Viable For Indonesia, Study Concludes

Is Nuclear Energy going the way of the Concorde?


Is Nuclear Energy going the way of the Concorde?

https://thompson.energy/2017/03/26/is-nuclear-energy-going-the-way-of-the-concorde/

Update on a Patient With Alzheimer Disease Treated With CT Scans

Update on a Patient With Alzheimer Disease Treated With CT Scans

Japan’s Post-Fukushima Economy Can Rely On Renewables, Claims IEEFA | CleanTechnica

Japan’s Post-Fukushima Economy Can Rely On Renewables, Claims IEEFA | CleanTechnica

Saudi Arabia Launches $50B Renewable Energy Plan To Curb Oil Consumption

Saudi Arabia Launches $50B Renewable Energy Plan To Curb Oil Consumption

Electricity from sea waves

Electricity from sea waves


http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2017/02/28/63003/Electricity-from-sea-waves

New Nuclear: North Anna Unit 3 Should Be Approved Before The End Of May

New Nuclear: North Anna Unit 3 Should Be Approved Before The End Of May


https://www.forbes.com/sites/rodadams/2017/03/24/new-nuclear-north-anna-unit-3-should-be-approved-before-the-end-of-may/#40fcddea7401

New Nuclear: North Anna Unit 3 Should Be Approved Before The End Of May

New Nuclear: North Anna Unit 3 Should Be Approved Before The End Of May

IAEA Supports Climate Goals through Nuclear Energy | Justmeans

IAEA Supports Climate Goals through Nuclear Energy | Justmeans

State raises questions on Yankee sale – Rutland Herald

State raises questions on Yankee sale – Rutland Herald

FirstEnergy exec calls for ‘urgent’ aid - The Blade

FirstEnergy exec calls for ‘urgent’ aid - The Blade

Veritatis Advisors | Communicating Sustainability Strategy and Performance – A CEO’s Responsibility

Veritatis Advisors | Communicating Sustainability Strategy and Performance – A CEO’s Responsibility

Two Ethanol Trains Derail, and One Explodes, as Industry Embraces Riskier Practices - The Energy Collective

Two Ethanol Trains Derail, and One Explodes, as Industry Embraces Riskier Practices - The Energy Collective

Southern Nuclear eyes tests of its advanced reactors by 2025


Southern Nuclear eyes tests of its advanced reactors by 2025

https://neutronbytes.com/2017/03/26/southern-nuclear-eyes-tests-of-its-advanced-reactors-by-2025/

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Harvard Scientists Moving Ahead on Plans for Atmospheric Geoengineering Experiments - MIT Technology Review

Harvard Scientists Moving Ahead on Plans for Atmospheric Geoengineering Experiments - MIT Technology Review

mPower Consortium Halts Project | ANS Nuclear Cafe

mPower Consortium Halts Project | ANS Nuclear Cafe

Nuclear Safety: Officials Convene to Promote Global Good Practices

Nuclear Safety: Officials Convene to Promote Global Good Practices

The Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) aims to promote nuclear safety, safety culture, safety management and knowledge sharing among its parties. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA)
More than 900 representatives including officials from most of the world’s nuclear power plant countries will convene at IAEA headquarters in Vienna next week to peer review one another’s work in enhancing nuclear safety.
Coming together for the Seventh Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) from 27 March - 7 April, delegates from the Convention’s 80 Contracting Parties will spend two weeks exchanging information on their implementation of the CNS obligations, identifying challenges and offering suggestions to one another for improving nuclear safety.
“This peer review process is a valuable way of promoting global good practices, and identifying challenges, trends and issues to help prevent accidents with radiological consequences, or mitigate these should they occur,” said Juan Carlos Lentijo, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security. “Sharing experiences in this way enables a collective learning from one another, which improves transparency around nuclear safety. This in turn encourages a culture of continuous improvement in the safety of civil nuclear programmes, which helps establish a high level of nuclear safety worldwide.”
The CNS sets international benchmarks in the areas of nuclear installation siting, design, construction and operation, as well as financial and human resources, safety assessment and verification, quality assurance and emergency preparedness. Twenty-nine of the Contracting Parties are operating 448 nuclear power reactors around the world, according to the IAEA’s PRIS database.
The Contracting Parties hold Review Meetings every three years, with the last Review Meeting held in 2014.
In 2015, the Contracting Parties held a Diplomatic Conference at which they unanimously adopted the Vienna Declaration on Nuclear Safety. The Declaration contains principles to guide Parties in the implementation of the CNS objectives. Therefore, the Seventh Review Meeting will also be the first opportunity for Contracting Parties to reflect together on the actions they have taken in response to the Declaration’s principles.
The CNS entered into force on 24 October 1996. It aims to promote nuclear safety, safety culture, safety management and knowledge sharing among its parties. It requires Contracting Parties to report on their implementation of the Convention’s obligations, and subject these reports to peer review by the Contracting Parties.
The CNS does not compel Contracting Parties to adhere to certain safety standards; rather it acts as an incentive instrument to guide states in their common interest of achieving a high level of nuclear safety by setting international benchmarks to which they would subscribe.
Almost all countries with operating nuclear power plants are Contracting Parties to the CNS.
The IAEA is the secretariat for the Convention.
Watch selected sessions of the CNS live
The following sessions of the Seventh Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety will be livestreamed:

Reports: Nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric to file for bankruptcy next week | Utility Dive

Reports: Nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric to file for bankruptcy next week | Utility Dive

Nuclear Energy Institute - Action on Nuclear Energy Policy Moves to States as Reactors Come Under Threat

Nuclear Energy Institute - Action on Nuclear Energy Policy Moves to States as Reactors Come Under Threat

Nuclear Reactor Market Expects Inconsistency of Renewable Energy To Increase Reliance on Nuclear Energy In Future - MarketIntelReports - EIN News

Nuclear Reactor Market Expects Inconsistency of Renewable Energy To Increase Reliance on Nuclear Energy In Future - MarketIntelReports - EIN News

Tyler Morning Telegraph - Editorial: It's time for a vote on Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository

Tyler Morning Telegraph - Editorial: It's time for a vote on Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository

What A Westinghouse Bankruptcy Could Mean For U.S. Utilities | OilPrice.com

What A Westinghouse Bankruptcy Could Mean For U.S. Utilities | OilPrice.com

Yes Vermont Yankee: Pro-Nuclear Advocacy Post at ANS Nuclear Cafe

Yes Vermont Yankee: Pro-Nuclear Advocacy Post at ANS Nuclear Cafe

ALARA causes and reinforces excessive fear of low dose radiation - Atomic Insights - Pro-Nuclear Power Blogs - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

ALARA causes and reinforces excessive fear of low dose radiation - Atomic Insights - Pro-Nuclear Power Blogs - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Japanese authorities decry ongoing robot failures at Fukushima

Japanese authorities decry ongoing robot failures at Fukushima


https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/25/japanese-authorities-decry-ongoing-robot-failures-at-fukushima/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

Storage Plans For San Onofre Nuclear Waste Still Uncertain As Lawsuit Continues

Storage Plans For San Onofre Nuclear Waste Still Uncertain As Lawsuit Continues

According to Southern California Edison, if all goes as planned, the radioactive fuel will be coming out of the pools in January 2018.



http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Storage-Plans-For-San-Onofre-Nuclear-Waste-Still-Uncertain-As-Lawsuit-Continues-417099063.html

The Battle for America Is the Battle for Science

The Battle for America Is the Battle for Science


https://whchronicle.com/the-battle-for-america-is-the-battle-for-science/

Fukushima Commentary - March 25, 2017

Fukushima Commentary - March 25, 2017

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011:

After six years, the tsunami refugees remain “Kimin”!

It has been 6 years since the massive earthquake and tsunami hit northeastern Japan. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident holds continual interest with Japan’s Press, largely due to the unscientific hypothesis that low level radiation might be unhealthy. Unfortunately, the real disaster remains largely ignored by Japanese news outlets. But, the week before the anniversary some news outlets post a reminder about the plight still experienced by tsunami refugees.

http://www.hiroshimasyndrome.com/fukushima-commentary.html

Leadership and Pathway to Safety Culture

Leadership and Pathway to Safety Culture


https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/leadership-pathway-safety-culture-goran-prvulovic-1

Friday, March 24, 2017

Infographic: How Does U.S. Health Care Stack Up to the Developed World? | Foreign Policy

Infographic: How Does U.S. Health Care Stack Up to the Developed World? | Foreign Policy

Nuclear power in the USA

President Donald Trump’s first few weeks in office have been a whirlwind of activity. When it comes to nuclear power, there has been some positive momentum with key industry appointments and initiatives for advanced reactors. What might the future hold? By Meredith Angwin and Dr. Gilbert Brown. 

http://www.neimagazine.com/features/featurenuclear-power-in-the-usa-5768262/

ICE WORLD Sea ice extent sinks to record lows at both poles

ICE WORLD
Sea ice extent sinks to record lows at both poles Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 23, 2017 - Arctic sea ice appears to have reached on March 7 a record low wintertime maximum extent, according to scientists at NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado. And on the opposite side of the planet, on March 3 sea ice around Antarctica hit its lowest extent ever recorded by satellites at the end of summer in the Southern Hemisphere, a surprising ... morehttp://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Sea_ice_extent_sinks_to_record_lows_at_both_poles_999.html

6 Ways President Trump’s Energy Plan Doesn’t Add Up

Posted: 23 Mar 2017 09:00 PM PDT
Just 60 days into Trump’s presidency, his administration has wasted no time in pursuing efforts to lift oil and gas development restrictions and dismantle a range of environmental protections to push through his “America First Energy Plan.” An agenda that he claims will allow the country to, “take advantage of the estimated $50 trillion in […] http://www.theenergycollective.com/edfenergyex/2401053/6-ways-president-trumps-energy-plan-doesnt-add?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The+Energy+Collective+%28all+posts%29

Peak Oil? Sooner Than You Think

Posted: 23 Mar 2017 10:00 PM PDT
The London-based investment advisory firm Redburn thinks that global demand for oil could peak around 2026, writes Fereidoon Sionshansi, President of Menlo Energy Economics and publisher of the newsletter EEnergy Informer. The implications for oil majors are ominous.For some time, there has been speculation about when global oil demand may peak – not because we […] http://www.theenergycollective.com/fereidoonsionshansi/2401054/peak-oil-sooner-think?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The+Energy+Collective+%28all+posts%29

A roadmap for rapid decarbonization

A roadmap for rapid decarbonization


http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6331/1269.full

Ira Iran’s Economy Post-Nuclear Deal: A Misleading IMF Scorecard By By Patrick Clawson, / Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:00 AM IRAN-POLITICS-US-HOSTAGE-ANNIVERSARY Iran’s budget and banking system are being held hostage by unaccountable revolutionary institutions like the IRGC, but for some reason the IMF is not calling Tehran out on the glaring lack of transparency. On February 27, the International Monetary Fund released its annual report about the Iranian economy. The report is important not only for Keep reading →n's Economy Post-Nuclear Deal: A Misleading IMF Scorecard



Iran’s Economy Post-Nuclear Deal: A Misleading IMF Scorecard

By By Patrick Clawson,   /  Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:00 AM
IRAN-POLITICS-US-HOSTAGE-ANNIVERSARY
Iran’s budget and banking system are being held hostage by unaccountable revolutionary institutions like the IRGC, but for some reason the IMF is not calling Tehran out on the glaring lack of transparency. On February 27, the International Monetary Fund released its annual report about the Iranian economy. The report is important not only for

The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids - The Washington Post

The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids - The Washington Post

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Nuclear Roundup March 24, 2017



Nuclear Roundup
March 24, 2017
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world.

Iran Nuclear Deal

Senators agree on Iran sanctions measure

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/03/24/senators-agree-on-iran-sanctions-measure/?utm_term=.42972e5c9049

United States

Ernest J. Moniz Named New CEO of NTI

http://www.nti.org/newsroom/news/ernest-j-moniz-named-new-ceo-nti/

MOX contractor pens response to NNSA criticism

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2017-03-23/mox-contractor-pens-response-nnsa-criticism

Letter: Directing money to defense spending unwise

http://www.knoxnews.com/story/opinion/readers/2017/03/24/letter-directing-money-defense-spending-unwise/99543306/

Battle against Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump is reborn

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/mar/23/battle-against-yucca-mountain-nuclear-waste-dump-i/

International

South Korea: North Ready for Nuclear Test

http://www.voanews.com/a/south-korea-north-korea-ready-for-nuclear-test/3779973.html

Trump confronts reality: U.S. has few options to block N. Korea’s nuclear program

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/article140385728.html#storylink=cpy

NORTH KOREA'S KIM JONG UN IS STARVING HIS PEOPLE TO PAY FOR NUCLEAR WEAPONS

http://www.newsweek.com/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-starving-his-people-pay-nuclear-weapons-573015

UNSC condemns North Korea tests that contribute to nuclear weapons

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201703240019.html

N. Korea asks Russia to help reopen nuclear talks: RFA

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2017/03/24/0401000000AEN20170324003100315.html

Gallucci: If we're going to rule out negotiations with North Korea, we have to be ready for war

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-gallucci-north-korea-icbm-missiles-tillerson-20170323-story.html

RUSSIA'S NEW 'SATAN' NUCLEAR WEAPONS SYSTEM COULD WIPE OUT TEXAS OR FRANCE, BUT TESTING IS BEHIND SCHEDULE

http://www.newsweek.com/russia-new-satan-nuclear-weapons-system-could-wipe-out-texas-france-573199

Understanding the US–Russia Nuclear Schism

http://www.iiss.org/en/publications/survival/sections/2017-579b/survival--global-politics-and-strategy-april-may-2017-89ac/59-2-06-arbatov-3be5

U.S. Nuclear Warheads' Scary Modernization

http://russiancouncil.ru/en/inner/?id_4=8832#top-content

Photos: See Japan's nuclear legacy — from Fukushima to Hiroshima

https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-03-23/photos-see-japans-nuclear-legacy-fukushima-hiroshima

Nuke watchdog critical as robot failures mount at Fukushima plant

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201703240064.html

Donald Trump Administration Backs India's Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) Bid

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/donald-trump-administration-backs-indias-nuclear-suppliers-group-nsg-bid-1669994

Russia in talks to clinch Chinese approval for India’s NSG Entry

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/57800908.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

German CEO Has May's Ear on Brexit as Global Nuclear Hub at Risk

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-24/german-ceo-has-may-s-ear-on-brexit-as-global-nuclear-hub-at-risk

Nuclear Disarmament, Trump and the Nordic Countries

http://www.indepthnews.net/index.php/nuclear-weapons/1030-nuclear-disarmament-trump-and-the-nordic-countries

General Interest

The growing threat of nuclear terrorism

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/mar/23/nuclear-terrorism-a-real-threat/

Nuclear Weapons: The Most Overrated Weapon of War?

http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/nuclear-weapons-the-most-overrated-weapon-war-19877


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IITs, NITs may do away with courses in earth science, nuclear engineering | Business Standard News

IITs, NITs may do away with courses in earth science, nuclear engineering | Business Standard News

Work on two nuclear power projects in Karachi in full swing

Work on two nuclear power projects in Karachi in full swing

S.Korea must consider nuclear option for sure deterrence against N.Korea: Expert report - Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea

S.Korea must consider nuclear option for sure deterrence against N.Korea: Expert report - Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea

Nuclear new build in 'meltdown', say experts


Nuclear new build in 'meltdown', say experts
https://newsdesk.moreover.com/click/?p=Q1QyL2E9MzAwMDI5MTM0NzMmcD0xNGUmdj0xJng9dGlfMWpURzJpRktnX2p0SFcxNno0dyZ1MT1ORCZ1Mj1nMTA2Ng&a=30002913473&f=TmV3cw&s=ZXhwb3J0&u=amtvYmxpY2hAYW5zLm9yZw&cn=QW1lcmljYW4gTnVjbGVhciBTb2NpZXR5&ci=416&i=286&e=QnVpbGRpbmcuY28udWs&d=1104&t=3&k=7286&fi=16866&ac=&ck=166c6b2fbff533f286a67c62aa389556
(Building.co.uk, Mar 24 2017 6:00PM)

Hitachi to book 65 bil. yen writedown on U.S. uranium business

Hitachi to book 65 bil. yen writedown on U.S. uranium business

Bechtel and GE Hitachi pursue nuclear decommissioning work

Bechtel and GE Hitachi pursue nuclear decommissioning work

Faslane nuclear sub base staff strike over workers rights - The Scotsman

Faslane nuclear sub base staff strike over workers rights - The Scotsman

Nuclear Reactor Global Market 2017 Research Report Analysis and Forecast to 2022 - openPR

Nuclear Reactor Global Market 2017 Research Report Analysis and Forecast to 2022 - openPR

China Daily: CGN signs Kenya nuclear training, technology support agreement

China Daily: CGN signs Kenya nuclear training, technology support agreement





http://en.cgnpc.com.cn/n1305391/n1305404/c1315433/content.html

New Quality Benchmark Set During Construction of Unit 3 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

New Quality Benchmark Set During Construction of Unit 3 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

http://www.dubaiprnetwork.com/PR.asp?PR=119905

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Senate votes to let ISPs sell your Web browsing history to advertisers

Senate votes to let ISPs sell your Web browsing history to advertisers


https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/senate-votes-to-let-isps-sell-your-web-browsing-history-to-advertisers/

Toshiba Meltdown Casts Cloud Over Bonds for Nuclear Plants - Bloomberg

Toshiba Meltdown Casts Cloud Over Bonds for Nuclear Plants - Bloomberg

Ernest Moniz named co-chair and CEO of Nuclear Threat Initiative



Ernest Moniz named co-chair and CEO of Nuclear Threat Initiative

Physics professor and former U.S. Energy Secretary will lead nuclear security nonprofit while continuing his work at MIT.


http://news.mit.edu/2017/ernest-moniz-named-co-chair-and-ceo-nuclear-threat-initiative-0323

Assembly Dems try to block nuclear bailout


Assembly Dems try to block nuclear bailout

http://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/politics-on-the-hudson/2017/03/23/assembly-dems-nuclear-bailout/99534268/

Fukushima Update 3/23/17

Fukushima Update 3/23/17

A Tepco robot found no evidence of a melt-through with unit #1 PCV… Unit #1 containment radiation levels are at least 27 times less than unit #2… The planned four day robotic inspection was extended to five days… A day-to-day breakdown is posted here… An AP Fact Check article says “Fukushima radiation not cause for alarm in US”… Tokyo’s Reconstruction Minister says improved radiation rumor control is a must… 80% of voluntary evacuees have no intention of going home… and more.

http://www.hiroshimasyndrome.com/fukushima-accident-updates.html

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Scrutiny of Sealed Sources Being Extended


Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Scrutiny of Sealed Sources Being Extended

The National Law Review - ‎Mar 21, 2017‎
It reads like a spy novel: a fictitious company rents a storefront and applies to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or Commission) and state regulators for a license to acquire radioactive materials and succeeds in getting the license—but it isn ...http://www.natlawreview.com/article/nuclear-regulatory-commission-nrc-scrutiny-sealed-sources-being-extended

Global Nuclear Reactor Construction Market 2017-2021: Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Nuclear Reactor Construction Market 2017-2021: Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio
Technavio has published a new report on the global nuclear reactor construction market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery ...http://finance.yahoo.com/news/global-nuclear-reactor-construction-market-202300390.html

The EnergyCollective Daily: Why Rate Design Matters for Energy Efficiency

Why Rate Design Matters for Energy Efficiency | The Energy Collective Daily

Link to The Energy Collective

Charged Up - Electric Cars Are Morphing Into Many Species

Charged Up - Electric Cars Are Morphing Into Many Species

Bloomberg: Nuclear subsidies could cost Northeast customers $3.9B annually | Utility Dive

Bloomberg: Nuclear subsidies could cost Northeast customers $3.9B annually | Utility Dive