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Russia warns nuclear plant’s radioactive material could cover Europe

Ukrainian Emergency Ministry rescuers attend an exercise in the city of Zaporizhzhia on August 17, 2022, in case of a possible nuclear incident at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant located near the city. Dimitar Dilkoff | AFP | Getty ImagesRussia's Ministry of Defense warned...

Japan support for nuclear restart is highest since Fukushima disaster

In a first for Japan since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, public support for a nuclear restart is now at more than 60%, said a former executive director of the International Energy Agency, citing a possible energy shortage and a "very cold...

Curio, led by Energy Dept. veteran, aims to recycle nuclear waste

Ed McGinnis, CEO of Curio.Photo courtesy Curio.Ed McGinnis knows a lot about the nuclear waste problem in the United States. He worked in U.S. Department of Energy from 1991 to 2021 and dealt directly with the U.S. government's failed effort to build a...

Goldman doesn’t see nuclear as a transformational tech for the future

A nuclear power plant photographed in Germany, on August 4, 2022. Discussions about nuclear's role in Europe's biggest economy have been thrown into sharp relief following Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine in February.Lennart Preiss | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesNuclear has a...

Nuclear power plant lowers output to protect fish

Switzerland's Beznau nuclear power plant photographed in July 2019. The facility uses the river Aare for cooling.Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty ImagesA nuclear power plant in Switzerland is lowering its output in order to prevent the river that cools it from hitting...

Google and Chevron invest in nuclear fusion startup TAE Technologies

Michl Binderbauer, CEO of TAE TechnologiesPhoto courtesy TAE TechnologiesGoogle and Chevron are part of a $250 million funding raise announced Tuesday for TAE Technologies, a nuclear fusion startup with an unconventional strategy that has now raised a total of $1.2 billion.Nuclear fusion is...