Duke Nuke Plant's Latest Cost: $11 Billion

November 5, 2008 By Bruce Henderson (bhenderson@charlotteobserver.com) Duke Energy now says its new nuclear power plant near Gaffney, S.C., will cost $11 billion, about double its estimates of ... read more

2006 Vandalism at FPL Nuclear Plant Raises Concerns About Worker Screenings

November 7, 2008 by SUSAN SALISBURY, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Information unveiled this week raises troubling questions about a 2006 act of vandalism at Florida Power & Light Co.'s Turkey ... read more

Duke Energy Struggles to Justify Risky New Power Plants

NEWS RELEASE from NCWARN November 7, 2008 Contact: Jim Warren - 919-416-5077 Utility is grilled at hearing over adding new customers outside its service area.

DOE Would Expand Nuclear Dump in Nevada

November 6, 2008  By H. JOSEF HEBERT - Associated Press Writer The Energy Department will tell Congress in the coming weeks it should begin looking for a second permanent site to bury nuclear ... read more

U.S. Decides One Nuclear Dump Is Enough

November 7, 2008 By MATTHEW L. WALD - New York Times WASHINGTON - The Bush administration will recommend that Congress give up the idea of a second nuclear waste dump, dropping a grand bargain struck ... read more

Extreme Makeover: Nuclear Power Plant Edition

By JAMES KANTER World Nuclear News, a publication of the World Nuclear Association, asked readers to submit ideas for more aesthetically pleasing power plants. One reader, Aleš Buršič, blended ... read more

Researchers Explore Hybrid Concentrated Solar Energy System

November 3, 2008 RenewableEnergyWorld.com - by Jennifer Runyon, Managing Editor Sydney, Australia, Shanghai, China and California, United States Australian, American and Chinese researchers are ... read more

Cost Analysis of Uranium Mining in New Mexico Shows No Economic Boon

October 28, 2008 In a response to the industry's exaggerated claims that renewed uranium mining would be a multi-billion dollar economic bonanza for New Mexico and the Grants area, the New Mexico ... read more

Article from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

November 3, 2008 by: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered and demonstrated a new method for overcoming two major hurdles facing solar ... read more

Who Should Pay for Turkey Point Shutdown - FPL or You?

November 6, 2008 BY JOHN DORSCHNER jdorschner@MiamiHerald.com In March 2006, a tiny hole -- a mere one-eighth of an inch -- was discovered in a critical pipe at the Turkey Point nuclear power ... read more