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U.S. Continues Support of Chinese Nuclear Power

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted August 11, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl takes a look at the newly renewed nuclear trade agreement between the U.S. and China.

U.S. Energy Department Funds Nuclear Upgrades

Written by Christian DeHaemer
Posted August 4, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Chris DeHaemer explains how the U.S. Department of Energy is looking to improve the country's nuclear reactor technology.

Nuclear Revival in Japan Threatens Fossil Fuels

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted July 17, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl explains the changes Japan plans to make to its energy portfolio.

Admiral Rickover Missed the Boat on Thorium and Doomed Us All

Written by Christian DeHaemer
Posted July 3, 2014

Thorium is an element that was first discovered in 1828 by a Norwegian priest. And it could solve the energy needs of America and the world for all time.

Uranium Price Breakout

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 30, 2013

Uranium companies are betting the price of uranium is set to double. Is it time to invest?

U.S. Nuclear Industry Faces New Regulations

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted March 21, 2013

An NRC ruling requires that updates be made to the ventilation systems of 31 reactors, but the decision for filtered vents -- ones that lessened the Fukushima crisis -- was delayed...

Nuclear Mini-Reactors

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted February 5, 2013

Mini-reactors are small and portable, providing profitable solutions for nuclear power. And they're garnering U.S. government interest...

Fault Line Found Under Japan's Oldest Reactor

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted December 12, 2012

Still reeling in the aftermath of Fukushima, Japan's nuclear power industry took another hit when a fault line was discovered under the oldest reactor.

Delays in Nebraska Nuclear Plant

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 19, 2012

The Exelon (NYSE: EXC)-Operated Fort Calhoun nuclear reactor has faced multiple delays after river flooding kept it offline following routine maintenance...

UAE's First Nuclear Plant to Use U.S. Expertise

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 14, 2012

The UAE will rely on technological expertise from American companies for its first nuclear power plants...

Finnish Nuclear Project Needs Partner

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 2, 2012

EON AG, which recently pulled out of the UK Horizon nuclear project, has also pulled out of a Finnish project. And this could spell failure for the nuclear venture...

Hitachi Ltd. (TYO:6501) Wins Bid on Horizon Nuclear Project

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 29, 2012

After escalating costs forced two German utilities to pull out of Britain's Horizon Project, Hitachi Ltd. will purchase the project...

Japanese Company Resumes Nuclear Construction

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 2, 2012

Despite Japan's announcement that it will phase out nuclear power by 2040, a Japanese company has resumed construction on an atomic reactor...

Britain's Horizon Nuclear Project Closes Bidding

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 1, 2012

Due to high capital costs, EON AG and RWE AG are pulling out of Britain's Horizon nuclear project, and the companies have closed bidding...

Nations Collaborate to Develop Nuclear Reactors

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted September 21, 2012

Nations in Eastern Europe and the Middle East eye nuclear power for domestic energy...