Tag: Energy-trade

Nuclear energy report shows progress is two steps forward, one step back

By Robin Bromby – May 20, 2020 Uranium mining hopefuls are fond of tables showing how many reactors are operating around the world and — even more exciting — how many are in construction, being planned or being thought about. The picture from the… Continue Reading “Nuclear energy report shows progress is two steps forward, one step back”

Tomorrow’s nuclear reactors: small but beautiful

Pebble-bed reactors and small modular reactors round out the list of favorites by Jonathan Tennenbaum February 6, 2020 This is the sixth and final installment in a series. To read from the beginning find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here a, part 4… Continue Reading “Tomorrow’s nuclear reactors: small but beautiful”

Molten salt and traveling wave nuclear reactors

Two advanced nuclear power reactor designs that can solve a multitude of problems by Jonathan Tennenbaum February 4, 2020 This is part 5 of a series.To read from the beginning find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here. The Molten… Continue Reading “Molten salt and traveling wave nuclear reactors”

We need to switch to new nuclear reactor types

Advanced designs in various development stages promise to remedy the drawbacks of conventional nuclear energy by Jonathan Tennenbaum February 2, 2020 This is part 4 of a series. To read from the beginning find part 1 here, part 2 here and part 3 here.… Continue Reading “We need to switch to new nuclear reactor types”

Nuclear energy to the rescue: France got it right

Environmentalists’ anti-nuclear crusade bears responsibility for our dependence on coal and gas power plants by Jonathan Tennenbaum January 30, 2020 This is part 3 in a series. Click here to read part 1 and here to read part 2. Nuclear energy – which today… Continue Reading “Nuclear energy to the rescue: France got it right”

Germany’s overdose of renewable energy

Anti-nuclear hysteria is destroying the environment by Jonathan Tennenbaum January 28, 2020 This is part 2 in a series. Click here to read part 1. Germany now generates over 35% of its yearly electricity consumption from wind and solar sources. Over 30 000 wind… Continue Reading “Germany’s overdose of renewable energy”

Russia gas exporters expand south, east and north

With global pricing uncertainties, geopolitics and questions of profitability, Moscow looks in every direction by Giovanni Pigni, February 5, 2020 They are engineering marvels and potential cash cows for the Russian exchequer, but questions of both politics and economic viability hover over the giant… Continue Reading “Russia gas exporters expand south, east and north”