nuclear energy

Taylon Chandler

Renewable Energy Rises in Popularity in Friday Fastbreak

From a revolutionary power plant to nuclear radiation, here’s what you need to know for the week of March 10, 2014. Support for Renewable Energy at Astounding High Clean Edge and SolarCity released results from a nationwide study they conducted that found a whopping 88 percent of American homeowners think renewable energy is “very or […]

Dan Reed

Failure to Act Has Major Consequences for Nuclear Energy Industry

Quando omni flunkus moritati. That’s pseudo-Latin for “When all else fails, play dead.” And it’s the motto from The Possum Lodge, a rundown hunting club/hangout for an eclectic band of Canadian oddballs who populated the cult-hit The Red Green Show (shown in the U.S. on PBS stations.) But Quando omni flunkus moritatati just as easily […]

RP Siegel

World’s Largest Nuclear Utility Pulls Out of U.S. Market

We’ve all heard that “money talks” and “actions speak louder than words.” So when big money takes action regarding future investments, we are wise to pay attention. That exactly what happened recently when the French utility giant EDF decided to divest its share in the three American nuclear power plants owned by its Constellation Energy […]

RP Siegel

Is the New Energy Secretary a Few Shades Greener Than We Thought?

Ernest Moniz will likely have more than his fair share of both opportunities and challenges as he begins his tenure as the 13th Secretary of Energy. His term began on a high note as he received a check for $465 million from Tesla, as repayment for a DOE loan, which was repaid nine years early. […]

Dan Reed

Energy Industry Needs to Think About Its Message to Young People

Maybe it’s time for a concert benefitting and supporting the energy industry. It worked 34 years ago this September for those who wanted to truncate – and end if possible – the use of nuclear reactors to produce electricity in this nation. Back in the fall of 1979, I was entering my senior year of […]