Germany decides to abandon nuclear power by 2022

2016-11-23T15:01:59+00:00

In the wake of Japan's Fukushima disaster, Germany has declared its intent to do without nuclear energy by shutting down all seventeen of its nuclear power plants by the year 2022.    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hopes the transformation to more solar, wind and hydroelectric power becomes a test case for other countries.   While [...]

Germany decides to abandon nuclear power by 20222016-11-23T15:01:59+00:00

Tsunami’s ripples could reach Nevada on renewable energy, Yucca Mountain fronts

2011-03-17T15:54:03+00:00

Early calls for a moratorium on nuclear plant construction — some from Washington’s most vocal proponents of nuclear energy — suggest the nuclear disaster in Japan may affect the energy debate at home.  For Nevada, ending or significantly scaling back nuclear development could either bring about the demise of or facilitate renewable energy development. It [...]

Tsunami’s ripples could reach Nevada on renewable energy, Yucca Mountain fronts2011-03-17T15:54:03+00:00
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