nuclear power

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Cameco Corporation (NYSE: CCJ) already trades closer to its 52-week low than its high $21.18 versus $16,59 and $31.25, respectively) and it is already at a significant discount to the consensus...
When the President is talking about the high societal cost of rising oil prices yet simultaneously in the same speech is bashing the thought of more drilling for oil, it has to leave more than just...
Ever since the Energy Act of 2005 was passed and signed by President Bush, USEC Inc. (NYSE: USU) has been working on a loan guarantee of $2 billion to build a new uranium enrichment plant at the site...
International nuclear energy firms have fanned out across the globe since the 11 March Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan to drum up new business, with two of their most lucrative potential markets...
The outlook for uranium miners and nuclear power plant builders has dimmed considerably following the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant last spring. The Japanese government is...
The sole US provider of low-enriched uranium fuel for nuclear power plants is in serious trouble. USEC Inc. (NYSE: USU) shares have fallen more than -12% this morning and posted another new 52-week...
USEC Inc. (NYSE: USU) is soaring on news that it may have a bit of a reprieve on its capital needs for the construction of the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio.  The company has announced...
France’s government-controlled nuclear power behemoth, Areva SA (OTC: ARVCY), will not renew the contract of CEO Anne Lauvergeon, aka “Atomic Anne,” when it expires at the end of June. Her...
The German government’s decision to abandon nuclear power generation by 2022 briefly put a little wind in the sails of alt energy sources like solar and wind. Now, however, Chancellor Angela Merkel...
Clean energy funds first sprung up in about 2005, with the PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Fund (NYSE: PBW). Others have followed, but for the most part these funds have fairly low assets under...