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21 min ago | News Tribune
Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.
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4 hrs ago | Inhabitat
MIT has unveiled designs for an earthquake and tsunami-proof nuclear power plant.
4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
In late March, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in southern California hosted a three-day nuclear auction, the first step in a decades-long decommissioning process for the recently shuttered generating station that will cost over $3 billion dollars, account for more than 1,500 jobs lost, and require the replacement of 2.2 gigawatts of ... (more)
5 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
There was a small explosion at the Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant late last year but plant officials didn't report it to federal officials until six days ago.
7 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times
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.
Last-minute reprieve: Incredible moment an Iranian killer is spared execution by his victim's mother.
First time accepted submitter Amtrak writes " MIT has created designs for a nuclear plant that would avoid the downfall of the Fukushima Daiichi plant.
The way electronic devices receive their power has changed tremendously over the past few decades from wired to non wired.
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 -- Hundreds of nuclear energy industry leaders will convene May 19-21 in Scottsdale, Ariz., to discuss the technology's global value and engage in policy discussions on trade, market and other issues at the Nuclear Energy Institute's annual conference, the Nuclear Energy Assembly .
Unlike Phil Klasky, who would rather watch the oceans slick up with petroleum so that he can use tragedy, for his radical social change, I believe that nuclear power is the safest and cleanest way to produce power.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher John Wagner has been named a 2013 recipient of the Department of Energy's Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for his work in advancing computer, information and knowledge sciences.
Tiny nuclear power plants that could be far cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts could herald the future for an energy industry that has come under scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster.
Japan's power supply will be tight this summer if all its nuclear reactors remain shut, although blackouts are not expected as long as there are no problems at the thermal fuel plants now providing the bulk of the country's electricity.
April 16 - Tuesday, GreenWorld broke the story of a recent pattern of stock sales by top executives at Entergy, the nation's second-largest operator of nuclear power stations.
Representatives of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission were in Vidalia for their annual assessment meeting to go over inspection results.
France's nuclear watchdog singled out three of EDF's 19 nuclear power stations for having a below-average safety performance in its annual safety report, which also asked for more enforcement powers such as the ability to impose fines.
Image Caption: This illustration shows a possible configuration of a floating offshore nuclear plant, based on design work by Jacopo Buongiorno and others at MIT's Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering.