A indústria de energia solar está prestes a atingir um marco: as instalações globais deverão atingir 108 gigawatts este ano graças à China, mostram projeções da IHS Markit.
Cheap renewables are mounting a serious challenge to nuclear power, which in 2017 has had a difficult year. Key projects have been abandoned, costs are rising, and politicians in countries which previously championed the industry are withdrawing their support.
La compagnie japonaise d’électricité Kansai Electric Power a officialisé vendredi la fermeture en 2019 de deux de ses réacteurs nucléaires vieillissants. Elle juge trop élevé le coût de leur mise en conformité avec les nouvelles normes de sécurité post-Fukushima.
More and more frequently we are reading about the advances being made in India and China in their transition to low-carbon economies. A Bloomberg article on the Economic Times website from India explains some of the progress in India.
Le 3e Forum Social Mondial Antinucléaire s’est réuni à Paris du 2 au 4 novembre 2017. Environ 450 personnes de plus de 20 pays y ont pris part. Ce fut un franc succès.
A secretive Russian nuclear facility has denied it was behind high atmospheric concentrations of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106, after Russia’s meteorological service confirmed levels several hundred times the norm were found in several locations in the country during tests in late September.
Japan Times: Real cost of Fukushima disaster will reach $626 billion — triple the government’s estimate
A private think tank says the total cost of the Fukushima disaster could reach ¥70 trillion ($626 billion), or more than three times the government’s latest estimate.
Mur d’investissement, falaise financière, les allégories ne manquent pas pour décrire l’impossible équation financière à laquelle la filière nucléaire française est confrontée.
The fate of a small “modular” nuclear reactor project faces a threat under Trump’s budget, which would not renew the expiring grant the Energy Department is using to fund it. Rick Perry, energy secretary, speaks about the budget today at a House hearing. (Ng Han Guan/AP)
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