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Reliability Means Being Connected: We Need a Strong Integrated Electricity System with Nuclear Generation

July 3, 2015 by Milton Caplan
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Nuclear and Energy Reliability

Our economy is completely dependent upon the availability of reliable, clean and economic electricity. So while we may dream of not needing the grid as we each generate our own electricity, what we really need is a strong, interconnected grid made up of reliable economic nuclear power as its work horse.[read more]

Shaping Public Perceptions of Radiation Risk

November 29, 2014 by Rod Adams
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Radiation and the Perception of Health Risk

On Monday, November 17, the US House of Representatives passed H.R. 5544, the Low Dose Radiation Research Act, which called for the National Academies to “conduct a study assessing the current status and development of a long-term strategy for low dose radiation research.”[read more]

Existing Nuclear Plants are Valuable and Worth Saving

May 19, 2014 by Rod Adams
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Saving Current Nuclear Plants

 

Many currently operating nuclear plants are in danger of being permanently shut down due to temporary conditions including low natural gas prices, improperly designed markets, quotas and mandates, and insufficient recognition of nuclear energy as a near zero emission power source.[read more]

China Nuclear IPO Discussion from WSJ

May 6, 2014 by Rod Adams

China Nuclear Development

The Wall Street Journal has published an article titled China National Nuclear to Raise $2.6 Billion in IPO that describes the plan for a major nuclear power plant owner to go public. China aims to reach 200 gigawatts of nuclear capacity by 2030. But the nation must first overcome a number of hurdles.[read more]

The Great Green Meltdown

Two weeks ago, four of the world’s most respected climate scientists took the extraordinary step of sending an open letter to their long-time friends and colleagues in the environmental movement, urging them to reverse their longstanding opposition to nuclear power.[read more]

Risks to American Nuclear Energy from "Non-Proliferation" Excesses

May 19, 2013 by Rod Adams
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Attempts to impose a policy of not selling to any country that will not agree to permanently forgo domestic nuclear fuel production will lock US-based suppliers out of the most important energy technology in the world.[read more]