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24/7 power? Nearly half Germany nuclear plant off-line due to faults, faked testing

24/7 power? Nearly half Germany nuclear plant off-line due to faults, faked testing

Three of Germany’s eight remaining nuclear reactors have been off-line for most of April. So much for 24/7 reliable power.

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SA nuclear Royal Commission is a snow job

SA nuclear Royal Commission is a snow job

Royal Commissioner appointed by SA government is a nuclear advocate who has promoted discredited claims by the nuclear industry.

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Renewable energy versus nuclear: dispelling the myths

Renewable energy versus nuclear: dispelling the myths

Don’t believe the spurious claims of nuclear shills constantly doing down renewables. Clean, safe renewable energy technologies have the potential to supply 100% of the world’s electricity needs

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India’s plan to build 12 new nuclear reactors is fraught with risk


India’s plan to build 12 new nuclear reactors is fraught with risk


Nuclear projects at Kovvada and Mithi Virdi are not economically or financially viable
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SA nuclear waste dump proposal should be "laughed out of town"

SA nuclear waste dump proposal should be “laughed out of town”

TAI report says suggestion that nuclear waste dump in South Australia would deliver $51bn windfall is fanciful.

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Dispelling the nuclear 'baseload' myth: nothing renewables can't do better!

Dispelling the nuclear ‘baseload’ myth: nothing renewables can’t do better!

Renewables, too, can supply baseload power – and something far more valuable: supply power flexibly according to demand.

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Memo to Barnaby: If you want cheap electricity, nuclear is not the answer

Memo to Barnaby: If you want cheap electricity, nuclear is not the answer

Barnaby Joyce, whose electorate is about to become a major renewable energy hub, tells Murdoch media nuclear is cheaper alternative. No, Barnaby, it isn’t.

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What we're reading: Nuclear vs wind and solar

What we’re reading: Nuclear vs wind and solar

Dick Smith wants nuclear instead of wind farms; South Australian conservatives attack wind and solar; Murdoch media warns of blackouts lasting “weeks”.

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Coalition digs deeper into fossil fuels with new "growth centre"

Coalition digs deeper into fossil fuels with new “growth centre”

Coalition pours $15.4m into fossil fuel “growth centre”, which aims to position Australia’s oil, gas, coal and uranium sectors for “the next wave of investment”.

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Europe's biggest solar farm opens in France, cheaper than nuclear

Europe’s biggest solar farm opens in France, cheaper than nuclear

Europe’s largest solar PV installation, Neoen’s 300MW Cestas plant near Bordeaux, is producing solar energy cheaper than new nuclear plants.

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Nuclear priced out of Australia's future energy equation in new report

Nuclear priced out of Australia’s future energy equation in new report

Australia’s official economic forecaster has finally admitted nuclear energy will likely play no role in a decarbonised grid based around lowest costs.