nuclear power

The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant closes Friday, 41 years after a partial meltdown in one of the plant's reactors.
Paul Ausick
Centrus Energy announced that it has signed several new sales contracts to supply its utility customers with enriched uranium fuel. In aggregate, the contracts have a value of roughly $165 million...
Chris Lange
Oracle is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter results on Wednesday after the markets close.
Chris Lange
When the IAEA begins its week-long conference in Vienna Monday, Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, will lead a delegation from his country.
Paul Ausick
Areva, France's iconic nuclear power builder, reported a massive financial loss for 2014. Could France, a heavyweight in nuclear power, begin to see its position crumble?
Douglas A. McIntyre
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has certified a new GE-Hitachi nuclear reactor design.
Jon C. Ogg
USEC has struggled for years as it has tried to get its new U.S. uranium enrichment project funded and under construction. It filed a voluntary petition Wednesday morning for a reorganization under...
Paul Ausick
Source: thinkstockMany groups are in support of President Obama’s climate change policies, and many are against it. Since the president’s address on the matter earlier today we have seen many...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: thinkstockFollowing the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants in 2011, Germany said it would shut down all its nuclear generation and Japan has already closed down all...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockExxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) released its annual energy outlook. The company projects the year 2040 will be a shared energy future, but one still dominated by oil and gas. The...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockElection Day has come and gone. President Obama won a second term. The current electoral vote was by a margin of about 3 to 2 (unofficial), but the percentage last seen was only...
Jon C. Ogg
The lack of interest in nuclear power generation in the United States continues to grow. Today, Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D) announced that it will stop producing power at its 556-megawatt...
Paul Ausick
In 2010, the United States used roughly 97.7 quadrillion Btu of energy, up from roughly 95 quadrillion in 2009. To put that in perspective, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates...
Mike Sauter
Shares of nuclear waste disposal company Energy Solutions Inc. (NYSE: ES) are getting pummeled today following the announcement that the company has appointed a new CEO and that the company has...
Paul Ausick
Negotiations in Baghdad between Iran and the P5+1 nations — the US, the UK, France, China, Russia, and Germany — over the continued development of Iran’s nuclear program and the existing and...
Paul Ausick