21 Apr '11, 11am

Scrutiny of Boiling Water Reactors Implemented at Vermont Yankee and Fukushima Won't Dampen Market Value Long Te...

Scrutiny of Boiling Water Reactors Implemented at Vermont Yankee and Fukushima Won't Dampen Market Value Long Te...

In the wake of the disaster in Japan, some countries have taken a step back from their nuclear programs. For example, Germany suspended decisions regarding running times of all 17 nuclear power plants and temporarily shut down seven facilities for three months, during which time investigators will examine the safety standards of all plants. Furthermore, China and Switzerland have announced they would be temporary suspension of future nuclear projects. As a result, nuclear energy technology market projections have shifted. SBI Energy forecasts the future growth of the nuclear energy technology market will be dampened, totaling at least 5.2% less than originally projected in 2020.

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/partner/sbi-energ...

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Fukushima: A Rush to Nuclear Energy Judgment?

Fukushima: A Rush to Nuclear Energy Judgment?

earthtimes.org 25 Apr '11, 8am

At the start of this piece, let me nail my colours to the mast: I am a proponent of nuclear energy and I have worked on th...