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Residents train for nuclear meltdown

Oct 29 - Star-News (Wilmington, NC) - The odds of a nuclear event occurring in the Wilmington area may seem extremely remote. More...

U.S. Department of Energy Grant Will Further Study Of Safer, More Efficient Nuclear Reactors

Oct 28 - Forexpros - The University of Arkansas is the lead institution for a new $786,407 grant from the U.S. More...

GE Hitachi Awarded Nearly $300 Million in Outage Services and Fuel Contracts by Exelon Generation

WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct 28, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Exelon Generation, operator of the largest nuclear fleet in the U.S., has awarded an integrated outage contract to GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) for the utility's entire fleet of boiling water reactor (BWR) nuclear energy facilities. More...
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Public invited to SRS waste meeting

Oct 27 - Aiken Standard (SC) - The public is invited to attend and provide comments during a Wednesday meeting where the Department of Energy's handling of the liquid waste and spent fuel operations at Savannah River Site will be reviewed. More...

Watchdog: Nuclear waste fund has amassed unused billions

Oct 27 - Teri Sforza The Orange County Register - So, $41 billion is not chump change. It could buy some 430 Airbus jets, two-thirds of the California High Speed Rail project, six months of war in Afghanistan. More...

Decommissioning of Vermont Yankee discussed at meeting

Oct 24 - Keene Sentinel (NH) - The shutdown of Vermont Yankee is about two months away, and the economic impact it will have on the Monadnock Region remains unclear. More...

Articles 

By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: October 2, 2014
This is a version of the keynote address I planned to give at the 2011 international conference of the International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE), and which took place that year in wonderful summer Stockholm. more...
By Brad Smalldridge
On: July 21, 2014
It's a continuing priority for nuclear plant managers to make outages as efficient and cost-effective as possible. According to the NRC, over the past 15 years the average number of days spent implementing outages for more...
By Harry Valentine
On: May 29, 2014
South Africa has for decades been the leading economy on the African continent, with a GDP that once was the equivalent to the sum total the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. South Africa has long been more...
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...

ENERGY BLOGS

Nuclear Power and Equipment Market worth $67.23 Billion by 2019 - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019

By sachin salunkhe - The report "Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market by Reactor Type (PWR, PHWR, BWR, HTGR, FBR etc.), by Equipment Type more...
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Efficiency enhancements to define PV technology roadmap

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UK energy prices rise while consumption falls

By Kevin Burke - This energy market analysis is provided by 247 Home Rescue. Domestic fuel prices rose by 3.4% in real terms in more...

State works to overhaul energy policies (New Mexico ABQ JOURNAL)

By Da Roberts -   By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer PUBLISHED: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 12:05 am Copyright © 2014 Albuquerque more...

The DOE Quadrennial Energy Review focusing on State, Local and tribal issues - A must read!

By Da Roberts -   The DOE Quadrennial Energy Review focusing on State, Local and tribal issues - A must read  for the Southwest more...


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