nuclear power

Today’s alternative energy news includes recent changes to Italian solar subsidies, restrictions on biomass electricity generation, and comments by Bill Gates on energy innovation.After 10 years of...
Alternative energy news for today takes a look at the merger of Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) and Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: CEG), the piling up of new woes at Evergreen Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:...
Today’s alt energy news leads off with the latest developments for two nuclear power plants. The Cape Wind project also got the go-ahead from the federal government, and a new airplane factory in...
There are seriously diverging views on the demand for oil in Japan as the country works to recover from the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country’s northeast...
It’s not likely that earnings and revenues for The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) took too great a hit from the nuclear disaster in Japan, but what happens for the rest of this year could well be...
It is time for our daily review of the alternative energy sector. The pollsters at Gallup asked US citizens in the last week of March if they thought US nuclear power plants were or were not safe. A...
Nuclear energy has gone out of vogue. The price of gasoline has risen quickly. And, now, the price of ethanol is about to soar.Corn prices have doubled to nearly $7 a bushel. Farmers have begun to...
Here’s our daily report on developments in solar and wind power, alternative fuels, and other news related to the alternative energy sector. PricewaterhouseCoopers has released a report on M&A...
It’s time for our “Alternative Energy Daily” report covering solar, nukes, utilities and more. Utilities with large nuclear power generation assets are also seeing pressure as more concerns...
It’s time for the 3:00 PM “Alternative Energy Daily” for developments in solar and wind power, alternative fuels, and other news related to the sector.  As with so much in the past week,...
Japanese officials have confirmed 4,340 dead and 9,083 still missing as a result of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country a week ago, according to London’s Daily Mail newspaper.  Those...
It goes without saying that nuclear power has hit skid row.  The damage to the industry that has been caused by the earthquake and the tsunami which followed in Japan has been nearly...
It’s no surprise that the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power generating site is causing a re-thinking of global nuclear policy. It is not even surprising that it took a disaster of this...
The second day sell-off and panic in Japan has gotten even worse than what was expected and is now far worse than the immediate reaction after the 1995 Kobe earthquake that rattled the country. ...
Nuclear power as a carbon-free movement and as a path to energy independence in America is not likely to get sidelined in the immediate aftermath of the Sendai, Japan earthquake.  The 8.9-magnitude...