Posts Tagged ‘Nuke’

Henan Province plans four nuke power stations

The photo shows the architectural rendering for the nuclear power station to be built in Nanyang in Henan Province. [File photo] Central China's Henan Province has planned to build four nuclear power stations to ease the populous province's pressing demand for electricity and to continue optimizing the structure of local energy consumption during the country's […]

Exelon mulls closure of unprofitable Quad Cities nuke plant

The owner of Illinois’ 11 nuclear reactors must decide next month whether to close its Quad Cities plant, one of three generating stations Exelon Corp. has said are in danger of closing if lawmakers don’t approve a surcharge on electric bills to boost profits. This Oct. 7, 2011 photo shows the North entrance to the […]

A Hurricane Briefly Helped Wind Power Overtake Nuke Power in the U.K.

When the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew through northwestern Europe earlier this week, the storm’s strong winds helped the country to consume a full one percent more wind power than nuclear power on Tuesday. During the storm, the United Kingdom received 14.2 percent of its energy from wind power, versus 13.2 percent produced by nuclear […]