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NRC: Quake hazards may imperil nuke plants

Apr 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christine Legere Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - The owner of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is being required to spend about $5 million over the next three years to prove the Plymouth plant and the pools where spent fuel rods are stored can stand up to tremors from regional earthquakes. More...

PG&E Utilizes Advanced Design, Construction And Technology To Strengthen Its Readiness For Catastrophic Earthquakes

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire - Serving an active earthquake region, advanced preparation for natural disasters is a top priority for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to help ensure safe and reliable operations. More...

Pilgrim nuclear plant to stage attack drill

Apr 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christine Legere Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station personnel and area public safety agencies will be tested at the end of this month to determine how well-prepared they would be for a terrorist attack on the Plymouth reactor. More...
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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...

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

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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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