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Assembly Phase Underway for ITER Nuclear Project

Officials with the ITER project in France said work has started on the assembly of giant components needed for construction of an experimental nuclear fusion reactor, a project designed to…


France Moves to Support Renewables During Pandemic

U.S. renewable energy advocates have warned of industry slowdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, and decried the lack of support for solar, wind, and other technologies in the recent aid…


France Announces Fessenheim Nuclear Power Plant Closure

France, which has long relied on reactors to supply the bulk of the country’s electricity, on Feb. 19 announced the imminent closure of the Fessenheim nuclear plant, located on the…


A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive
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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer…


Canadian Company Has Funding for Fusion Demonstration Plant

A Canada-based company that wants to commercialize nuclear fusion technology announced Dec. 16 that it raised more than $100 million in its latest round of financing, doubling its financial support.…