World Nuclear Electricity Generation Down 5 Percent Since 2006

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World nuclear electricity-generating capacity has been essentially flat since 2007 and is likely to fall as plants retire faster than new ones are built. In fact, the actual electricity generated at nuclear power plants fell 5 percent between 2006 and 2011. In 2011, following Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, 13 …

Earth Policy Release – Fukushima Meltdown Hastens Decline of Nuclear Power

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On May 5, 2012, Japan shut down its Tomari 3 nuclear reactor on the northern island of Hokkaido for inspection, marking the first time in over 40 years that the country had not a single nuclear power plant generating electricity. The March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent Fukushima Daiichi nuclear …

Is It a Jungle Gym or an Electric Charging Station?

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Is It a Jungle Gym or an Electric Charging Station? Posted: 18 Feb 2012 01:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News BlueFire and the race for low-cost sugars Posted: 17 Feb 2012 09:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News On One-Year Anniversary of Solyndra, Nothing to Report Posted: 17 Feb …