Lackluster uranium spot market activity over the past few months is leading impatient investors to wonder if 2013 will truly be uranium's comeback year.
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Acquiring potable water resources and maximizing the value of oil and gas resources are the two most salient reasons for the push toward nuclear power generation in the Middle East.
China has reduced its 2015 nuclear energy capacity target from 50 gigawatts to 40 gigawatts — yet the Asian nation still needs to more than triple its current installed capacity of 12.54 gigawatts to meet that target.
Japan recently ended two months without nuclear power when it restarted one of Kansai Electric's nuclear reactors. New energy-efficiency targets and more approvals are expected to follow, but can Japan avoid a creeping dependence on fossil fuels to meet its energy needs?
Business sentiment in Britain supports new investment in nuclear power generation, according to a recent poll.
Uranium prospects remain bullish with projections of an inevitable supply deficit and 491 new reactors planned or proposed globally, a total of nine more than before Fukushima.
At a conference in New Delhi lat week, India reaffirmed its commitment to nuclear energy to avoid the country facing an economic slow down.
In a demonstration of the current administration's commitment to promote the United States nuclear industry, the Department of Energy announced a new funding initiative for manufacturing small modular nuclear reactors in the US.
The results will be of importance for investors and nuclear industry stakeholders as the United Kingdom generates approximately 15.7 percent of its total electricity from nuclear power and in October 2010 the government permitted the construction for up to 8 nuclear power stations to be built.
Increased political support against nuclear power has gathered some momentum in Switzerland, just as Germany may be discovering that increased financial and social costs for replacing nuclear power with a source of secure base load electricity plants might be less palatable.