Turks Ask Their Leaders to Say “No to Nuclear”

Green Prophet

Two years after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan, the Turkish government is moving ahead with nuclear power despite public opposition. Turkey’s government expects work to begin on the country’s first nuclear power stations this year. Energy Nuclear energy

Turkey Expected To Cancel Nuclear Plans After Massive Earthquake

Green Prophet

Although the temblor didn’t shake the Black Sea region of Sinop, which was some 800 kilometers northwest of the epicenter, it may have stalled plans to build a nuclear power plant (NPP) there. Nuclear ambitions. Despite Japan, Turkey Goes Ahead With Nuclear Reactors.

Experts at US-Arab Policy Conference debate Mideast’s future as global energy supplier

Green Prophet

Does the rapid expansion of new technologies like fracking threaten the future of eco-friendly energy alternatives such as wind and solar energy? An energy panel held on the first day of the Oct. associate deputy secretary of energy. energy policy vis-à-vis the Arab world?

While renewables grow, world nuclear electricity generation is on the decline

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World nuclear electricity-generating capacity has been essentially flat since 2007 and is likely to fall as plants retire faster than new ones are built. In fact, the actual electricity generated at nuclear power plants fell 5 percent between 2006 and 2011.

Is Nuclear Power a Renewable or Non-Renewable Source of Energy?

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The United States, France, Russia, South Korea and China, as diverse as these countries are, share one common characteristic. They are the top nuclear power producers in the world and they lead the efforts to convince everyone that this technology is clean and renewable [1].

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An Energy Insider for Nuclear Newcomers in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Nuclear energy is a low carbon power source, but whether or not it should be considered a renewable energy source is long debated and fought over –- even in the Middle East where the industry is nascent. Read here about how Egypt looks to build 11 nuclear power plants.

Fukushima Meltdown Hastens Decline of Nuclear Power

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On May 5, 2012, Japan shut down its Tomari 3 nuclear reactor on the northern island of Hokkaido for inspection, marking the first time in over 40 years that the country had not a single nuclear power plant generating electricity. The March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown shattered public confidence in atomic energy, thus far making it politically impossible to restart any of the reactors taken offline.