Latest nuclear energy Stories

2010-08-12 15:46:48

Scientists outline a 20-year master plan for the global renaissance of nuclear energy that could see nuclear reactors with replaceable parts, portable mini-reactors, and ship-borne reactors supplying countries with clean energy, in research published today in the journal Science.

2010-05-18 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's ability to use more nuclear energy to help address urgent and long-term economic and environmental challenges looks increasingly promising, industry leaders said here today. Despite short-term challenges that affect the electric sector as a whole, the nuclear energy industry is well-positioned for expansion, and federal and state policies that support construction of advanced-design nuclear power plants are taking shape, said top...

2010-05-14 14:19:00

PITTSBURGH, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC co-hosted a conference on the current and future potential of nuclear energy in Italy under the ongoing co-operation with the Italian energy foundation EnergyLab.

2010-05-12 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation released in the U.S. Senate today includes provisions designed to strengthen the role that nuclear energy will play in expanding domestic energy sources, reducing the emission of air pollutants and creating jobs in America.

2009-09-30 11:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To increase awareness of nuclear energy's role in clean-air electricity generation, the Nuclear Energy Institute has entered into its first- ever partnership with the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League.

2009-06-24 09:37:00

-- Most Support EPA Designation of Carbon Dioxide as Public Health Threat -- Majorities See Danger in Nuclear Waste -- Wind Energy Perceived as Safest -- One-Third See More Nuclear Weapons as Plants Increase FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national poll of 800 residents by the Sacred Heart University Polling Institute found a nearly even split between those suggesting nuclear energy was very or somewhat safe (46.1%) and those who said somewhat dangerous or very...

2009-06-16 10:00:00

DETROIT, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DTE Energy Chairman and CEO Anthony F. Earley, Jr. said today that for the U.S.

2009-04-19 15:20:00

The global economic slowdown is unlikely to dampen long-term demand for new nuclear power plants, said officials with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Sunday on the eve of talks about the future of nuclear energy.

2009-04-08 17:33:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newman Wachs Racing, The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and Entergy Nuclear have teamed up once again for the 2009 Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. NWR and NEI joined in 2008 with Entergy Nuclear in the "Nuclear.

2009-03-24 02:30:00

LONDON, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of aging power plants in Europe has given rise to an increasing need for the construction of new plants. An estimated 300GW of capacity needs to be added in Europe by 2020.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.