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UAE's First Nuclear Plant to Use U.S. Expertise

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 14, 2012

The UAE will rely on technological expertise from American companies for its first nuclear power plants...

Finnish Nuclear Project Needs Partner

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 2, 2012

EON AG, which recently pulled out of the UK Horizon nuclear project, has also pulled out of a Finnish project. And this could spell failure for the nuclear venture...

Hitachi Ltd. (TYO:6501) Wins Bid on Horizon Nuclear Project

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 29, 2012

After escalating costs forced two German utilities to pull out of Britain's Horizon Project, Hitachi Ltd. will purchase the project...

Dominion (NYSE: D) to Shut Down Nuclear Plant

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 23, 2012

After an attempted sale, Dominion Resources (NYSE: D) is shutting down its Wisconsin nuclear plant for good...

Poland's Nuclear Project Worth $15.8 Billion

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 16, 2012

Despite doubts surrounding the project, Poland's government plans to push ahead the $15.8 billion nuclear power station...

U.S. Nuclear Companies Push for Easier Exports

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 3, 2012

Nuclear companies like Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) and Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) are pushing for a relaxation of strict export regulations, still in place from the Cold War...

Japanese Company Resumes Nuclear Construction

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 2, 2012

Despite Japan's announcement that it will phase out nuclear power by 2040, a Japanese company has resumed construction on an atomic reactor...

Britain's Horizon Nuclear Project Closes Bidding

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 1, 2012

Due to high capital costs, EON AG and RWE AG are pulling out of Britain's Horizon nuclear project, and the companies have closed bidding...

Thorium Investments

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted September 10, 2012

For those of you who have been bullish on thorium, this power plant could open the flood gates on a fuel that, as a resource, is incredibly abundant throughout the world.

Nuclear Refueling Up 5% This Fall

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 27, 2012

Safety checks and plant refueling to take more nuclear plants offline this fall.

Nuclear Power Profits

Written by Brianna Panzica
Posted August 13, 2012

With technology improvements and the dire need for fewer GHG emissions, the future of energy could be with nuclear.

Lock in a 1,822% Gain on this Nuclear Power Giant

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 8, 2012

Let KEPCO's nuclear power plant division make you rich.

Duke Energy's Nuclear Plant Repairs

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 6, 2012

Duke Energy's Florida nuclear plant needs extensive repairs, and CEO Jim Rogers believes it may need more than the estimated $1.3 billion in investments.

Saudis' Secret Oil Crisis

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted July 19, 2012

Editor Keith Kohl explains why the world's largest oil producer is desperately trying to avoid an energy crisis.

Global Nuclear Growth

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted July 13, 2012

The International Atomic Energy Agency is still projecting up to 803 gigawatts of nuclear capacity in place globally by 2030. That's a 113% increase from the 377 GW in place at the end of 2010.