Category Archives: Renewable energy

Aging reactors, rise in renewables to cut into nuclear’s share of energy production, according to new industry report

Reuters reported yesterday: Atomic power’s share of global electricity supply is at the lowest level since the 1980s following the shutdown of Japan’s reactors after the Fukushima disaster, and may fall further without major new plant construction. The forecast is … Continue reading

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Renewable energy edged out nuclear power in U.S. for 2011

I found this on a health care blog today: Little noted, but a milestone nonetheless: In 2011, total production of renewable energy in the U.S., which includes hydropower, wind, solar and bio-based fuels, surpassed the output of the nuclear power … Continue reading

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