Florida Energy Company Abandons Nuclear Power Plants in Favour of Solar Farms for energy

This announcement could be another nail in the coffin for American nuclear power Nuclear power is not doing well in the United States. Recently, nuclear reactor manufacturer Westinghouse declared bankruptcy, and nuclear plants under construction in South Carolina and Georgia that were planning to use Westinghouse reactors now have uncertain futures. Just this Tuesday, Duke […]

Google’s Nuclear Fusion Project Is Finally Delivering a Pay Check

The research scientists netted a 50 percent reduction in energy loss, taking us that much closer to a future of unlimited clean energy. Nuclear fusion, the process the sun has used for billions of years to fuse atoms of hydrogen into atoms of helium, could be the pot of gold at the end of the […]

CHINA LEADS THE WAY TO USE THORIUM FOR CLEANER NUCLEAR ENERGY

THORIUM RESERVES IN CHINA ENABLES CLEAN POWER FOR 20K YEARS A group of 140 PhD scientists, working full-time on thorium power at the Shanghai Institute of Nuclear and Applied Physics, is getting close to creating a new generation of thorium reactors that produce much less toxic waste and don’t blow their top like Japan’s Fukushima. […]

WORLDS ENERGY NEEDS BEST MET BY SMALLER PORTABLE NUCLEAR REACTORS SUCH AS THESE

IS THE WORLD POWER SOLUTION TO BE SMALL PORTABLE NUCLEAR REACTORS? This year is memorable for nuclear power, with the first reactors winning U.S. government approval for construction since 1978. Some have seen the green lighting of two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors to be built in Georgia as the start of a revival of nuclear power […]

POWER NUCLEAR REACTORS COULD USE THORIUM AS A SAFER OPTION

THORIUM FOR NUCLEAR REACTORS AS A SAFER OPTION The world’s growing need for energy, the limits of our supply of fossil fuels and concern about the effects of carbon emissions on the environment have all prompted interest in the increased use of nuclear power. Yet the very word “nuclear” carries with it an association of […]

TINY NUCLEAR BATTERIES THE SIZE OF A SMALL COIN

NUCLEAR MINIATURE BATTERIES DEVELOPED This might sound dangerous, but nuclear batteries have been safely powering devices such as pace-makers, satellites and underwater systems for years. They have an extremely long life and high energy density compared to batteries using chemicals. However, they are costly and also very large and heavy. Now researchers at the University […]

LONG LASTING NUCLEAR BATTERY AS SMALL AS A COIN IS NOW ON THE CARDS

A nuclear battery the size and thickness of a penny By Darren Quick 03:01 October 9, 2009 The penny-sized nuclear battery developed at the University of Missouri They might sound dangerous, but nuclear batteries have been safely powering devices such as pace-makers, satellites and underwater systems for years. They have an extremely long life and […]

POWER CONNECTIONS NOW MADE AT JAPANESE NUCLEAR PLANT

Power lines connected at Japan nuke plant The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 22, 2011 The operator of Japan’s leaking nuclear plant says power lines have been hooked up to all six reactor units, though more work is needed before electricity can run through them. The plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company, announced the hookup Tuesday […]