Former director of EDF says French nuclear industry is in its worst situation ever, and calls on UK to promote citizen solar.
Vietnam parliament votes to scrap plans to build 4GW of nuclear power, citing declining electricity demand and a doubling in the cost of the two plants to $US18 billion.
France faces sky-rocketing power prices and supply shortages with 21 of its 58 nuclear reactors offline due to safety concerns. Just as well it can rely on imports of renewable energy from Germany.
With its enthusiastic support for fracking, and its relentless attack on renewable energy, the UK government’s energy policy is both morally and economically bankrupt
The Governor of New York State says Americans will be reading by candlelight unless nuclear is subsidised. But how about a look at the data.
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?
More than 4 decades after construction began, Watts Bar-2 reactor finally connected to the grid and then two days later shut down due to faults.