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ANEEL: thorium-based reactor fuel could support a new wave of nuclear power


For decades, nuclear engineers have dreamt up new formulas, shapes and sizes for the radioactive fuel that powers the reactors of the world’s nuclear power plants (our greatest source of zer0-carbon electric power). Today most of what’s used for …

A major milestone. The first unit at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in Al-Dafrah. (AFP)

UAE nuclear power plant’s first reactor ready for operation

The Arab Weekly

Once fuel assemblies are loaded into the reactor, Nawah will begin the start-up sequence for testing. Barakah will be the United Arab Emirates’ first nuclear plant and the world’s largest when completed, with four reactors and 5,600

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Trump energy pick to face questions on coal, nuclear power


President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Energy Department, Dan Brouillette, will face questions at his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday on issues including the future of coal and nuclear power.

Brouillette, 57, a former lobbyist at Ford …

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Germany to Totally Exit Coal

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Proposal calls for the transition to occur by 2038
A government-appointed coal commission in Germany has laid the groundwork for a plan to phase out the use of coal completely by