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Only Limited Government-Guaranteed Reactors Already Underway Seen Possibly Advancing in the Short Term, As Low Gas Prices, Tighter Safety Regulation and Skyrocketing Reactor Costs Effectively Doom Further Industry Expansion. WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as Germany, Japan, Switzerland and other nations move to abandon existing and planned nuclear reactors, the United States is on a path to see at best only a small handful of already planned, government-backed...
Germany became the first major industrialized power to agree an end to nuclear power, with a phase-out due to be completed by 2022.
Appro Supercomputers will Support DOEâ€™s Missions in Nuclear and Energy Research Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced the final installation of a new 12,512-processor core Appro Xtreme-Xâ„¢ supercomputer at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) remains firmly committed to nuclear power despite the March nuclear plant accident in Japan, CEO Jim Rogers told the company's shareholders today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) "Duke Energy and the entire U.S.
WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New evidence of the safe, reliable operating performance that has made nuclear energy a proven provider of low-cost electricity for American families and businesses has come with the release of 2010 safety and operations data for the U.S.
MCLEAN, Va., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), the leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today provided further details regarding the safety benefits of its proprietary metal fuel technology.
NORWALK, Conn., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three weeks after a massive earthquake and tsunami crippled four nuclear reactors in Japan, Americans are displaying only a slight shift in their opinions on nuclear power, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll shows. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) The U.S.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. nuclear energy industry will learn important lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi accident and "identify additional steps we can and will take to further improve safety at our nuclear plants," one of the industry's leaders told a U.S.
According to a report by the UNâ€™s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), aging nuclear reactor closures are expected to peak between 2020 and 2030, posing major concerns for safety and potentially endangering the environment.
Assesses the Cost, Safety, Security, and Technical Qualities of Nuclear Reactors CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As officials assess the impact of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on that country's crippled nuclear power plants, a new publication issued today by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences provides background on the cost, safety, and security attributes of the major nuclear reactor designs, as well as their properties with regard to refueling and...
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