Fifteen years ago electric power generation was the largest source of US greenhouse gas emissions. Now the power sector is leading the shift to a clean energy economy.
April 20, 2021 • ~6 min
On the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, two experts explain why human choices are more important to nuclear safety than technology, and why the job is far from finished.
March 5, 2021 • ~12 min
Heat waves, droughts and deep freezes can all strain the electric grid, leading utilities to impose rolling blackouts. Climate change is likely to make these events more common.
Feb. 16, 2021 • ~9 min
Officials will hold discussions with France's EDF about funding the Sizewell C project in Suffolk.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
Good news for large, small and advanced nuclear reactors.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Ahead of a UK plan to reach "net zero", we guide you through some of the key terms in climate change.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
The government is committed to building nuclear power stations to decarbonise the UK's electricity.
Nov. 9, 2020 • ~3 min
Don't count nuclear energy out – it may be our best hope of reaching net-zero emissions within the time we have left.
Nov. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Low-carbon energy sources aren't all equally well-suited to getting us to net-zero emissions.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority says the Dounreay facility will be ready for redevelopment by 2333.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~2 min