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Fermi 2 goes offline indefinitely

Apr 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tom Henry The Blade, Toledo, Ohio - DTE Energy took its Fermi 2 nuclear plant in northern Monroe County offline today for an indefinite amount of time. More...

DOE officials to discuss SRS budget at forum

Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Derrek Asberry Aiken Standard, S.C. - The Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization, or SRSCRO, will host a SRS budget forum on Thursday, featuring local Department of Energy managers leading discussions on the budget. More...

Plant Farley conducts hostile action exercise; no cause for concern

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire - On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 23, employees at the Joseph M. More...
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Uranium Energy Corp Reaches Production Permitting Stage with Third ISR Project in South Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE MKT: UEC, the "Company") is pleased to announce the filing of a Mine Permit Application and Aquifer Exemption Application for its Burke Hollow ISR Project in Bee County Texas. More...

Upgrades to Plant Vogtle Unit 1 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire - Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. More...

B&W Announces Restructuring of Small Modular Reactor Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Apr 14, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) is announcing plans to restructure its mPower Small Modular Reactor program to focus on technology development. More...

Articles 

By Peter M. Hekman, Jr.
On: January 20, 2014
All of us that share an interest in nuclear power need to keep an eye on the storm that is brewing in California over the California Public Utility Commission's (CPUC) upcoming decisions in 2014 concerning more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: November 20, 2013
The sun shines even brighter this year of the Svenska Dagbladet Energy Summit than it did several years ago when the International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE) international conference was also held in glorious summer more...
By Harry Valentine
On: November 11, 2013
Recent reports of a telephone conversation between the presidents of the USA and Iran suggest the possibility of constructive future discussion, including Iran's plans to develop nuclear electric power. While the diplomacy of Iran's new more...
By Scott Shugarts
On: September 25, 2013
Chernobyl. Three Mile Island. Fukushima. When one mentions nuclear power, these are frequently the first images that come to mind. There is no disputing that the nuclear power industry has a blemished past. more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: July 19, 2013
ached by a customs officer at Indianapolis Airport (U.S.), and when he asked this suspicious looking teacher what he did for a living, I told him that I taught mathematical economics. The look on his more...

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The Philosophy and mathematics of number

By Alexander Khripkov - Use of numerical values by traditional mathematics increases a gap between concepts of number and philosophy of a numerical symbol. more...
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Shark Tank Energy Style

By Salvatore Salamone - Pitching ideas ranging from small fusion reactors to tobacco biofuel, eight startups recently participated in an ARPA-E session to solicit more...

Energy Developments to Watch in 2014 and Beyond

By Andre Smith - Over the last few years, the world has been growing increasingly aware of the looming energy crisis. Much is being more...

Molybdenum: Manufacturing Process and Use in Nuclear Reactors

By Eric Song - Incandescent lamps used the first molybdenum product in the form of lead wire. This event took place early in the20thcentury. more...
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Global consortium collaborates on 8.5 MW Rwanda solar plant

By John Ryan - The East African nation of Rwanda is set to lead the way in breaking new solar PV ground in the region with more...


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