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New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promises declining carbon emissions even as the state closes the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

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Nuclear: The slow death of fast reactors

Nuclear: The slow death of fast reactors

Japan’s decision to abandon the Monju fast reactor is another nail in the coffin for Generation IV nuclear technology.

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UK Tories wake up to nuclear folly, as wind and solar found to be cheapest

UK Tories wake up to nuclear folly, as wind and solar found to be cheapest

The Tory government in the UK has finally woken up to the fact that solar and wind is cheaper than nuclear. It may mean a big shift in its energy strategy, as it focuses on distributed generation rather than mega projects. Shouldn’t Australia be leading on this?

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Coal closures give South Australia the chance to go 100% renewable

Coal closures give South Australia the chance to go 100% renewable

South Australia’s wind farms have coped without baseload power before – they can do it again.

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Australia can get to zero carbon emissions, and grow the economy

Australia can get to zero carbon emissions, and grow the economy

Australia could go to zero net emissions by 2050, without compromising prosperity or economic opportunity, if the world goes low carbon.

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E.ON threatens premature closure of nuclear plant

E.ON threatens premature closure of nuclear plant

Germany is continuing to shut down their nuclear plants as they become increasingly unused and unprofitable.