Latest nuclear energy Stories

2008-07-11 09:00:59

By Judy Dempsey With Germany committed to reducing global warming gases while struggling to deal with soaring fuel costs, one of the giant energy companies in the country said Thursday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition could only deal with both issues by extending the working life of the country's nuclear plants.

2008-07-10 12:01:10

Text of report by leading Estonian newspaper Postimees website on 7 July [Commentary by Taavi Veskimagi, Pro Patria and Res Publica MP: "Energy Rule: Change or Die"] According to the widely accepted scenario, the world population will grow by 50 per cent by 2050.

2008-07-09 06:00:34

By Dee DePass, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 9--Defense and aerospace contractor Alliant Techsystems is about to go nuclear in a big way.

2008-07-08 18:00:36

By DAVID HUNT JEA is finalizing a contract that would blend 206 megawatts of nuclear energy - enough energy to light up about 20,000 homes - into the region's power portfolio.

2008-07-07 00:00:18

By A. Kathirasen IN the book Power Builds The Nation, writer Muzaffar Tate says: "If Ramanath had had his way, Malaysia today would already possess its first nuclear power station, sited most probably at Lumut or Port Klang." Tate was referring to A.

2008-06-30 09:03:12

Roundup: Jordan's first nuclear plant looms amid deals with Western powers AMMAN, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Jordan's first nuclear plant is looming in sight as it inked a preliminary nuclear cooperation deal with Britain on Sunday, the third one in a month with Western nuclear powers on pumping nuclear energy.

2008-06-30 00:02:25

By Nurris Ishak; Chai Mei Ling NUCLEAR power is no longer a bad word in light of the skyrocketing price of fuel and depleting world oil reserves. But the question is, should we and can we go nuclear? NURRIS ISHAK and CHAI MEI LING write. THREE years.

2008-06-30 00:02:25

IN 1973, the National Electricity Board (the predecessor of Tenaga Nasional Berhad), realising that oil prices would continue rising, established a nuclear division to work towards harnessing nuclear energy for power generation.

2008-06-20 09:00:45

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Cameco Corp., the world's largest uranium producer, have announced that Cameco has joined GE and Hitachi as owners of their laser enrichment venture.

2008-06-17 21:00:20

By THE CANADIAN PRESS SASKATOON - Saskatchewan, the world's largest producer of uranium, looked to jump into the nuclear game Tuesday with word that Bruce Power (TSX:CCO, TSX:TRP) will study the possibility of building a reactor in the province.

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