Annapolis business to develop new nuclear power plants

The Capital newspaper of Annapolis, Maryland reported on October 9, 2005, that Unistar Nuclear, the new partnership between Constellation Generation and AREVA, will be headquartered in the Parole area of Annapolis. The article is available at “Parole partnership to develop new power plants”. Interesting – Annapolis happens to be my current hometown.

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St. Pete Times says "Drilling and nukes stir narry a worry"

The St. Petersburg (Florida) Times published a column on October 10, 2005 by Robert Trigaux titled “Drilling and nukes stir narry a worry”. The column starts with the intriguing question of “Where’s all the outrage?” The premise of the article is that people in Florida, at least, have realized that high energy prices provide grounds […]

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Tallahassee Democrat – "New nuke? Nuclear power may be an option

The Tallahassee Democrat published an opinion piece on October 7, 2005 titled “New nuke? Nuclear power may be an option.” The article lays out the arguments very well and makes the case that nuclear power should be considered, especially in a situation where there is an existing proposal to build a new coal fired power […]

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Progress Energy gets favorable reaction about Crystal River

Progress Energy is looking for a site for a new nuclear power plant in Florida. The state’s growing population is leading to a need for more electricity generating capacity and competitive choices like coal, oil, gas, wind, and solar are either more expensive, dirtier or both. On October 9, 2005 the Citrus Times section of […]

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BusinessOnline says its "The perfect time to go nuclear"

On October 9, 2005, The Business Online published an article by Fraser Nelson titled “The perfect time to go nuclear.” It talks about the confluence of many factors including rising prices for coal, oil and gas along with growing concerns about global climate change and other air pollution related problems. The final supporting reason to […]

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President Ahmadinejad of Iran Asserts His Country's Nuclear Rights

This afternoon (September 17, 2005) President Ahmadinejad of Iran spoke emphatically to the United Nations, telling the assembled body that his country had a right to use nuclear energy. He also stated what should be obvious to any careful observer – though his country currently exports oil, it will not last much longer. The New […]

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Russia announces floating power plants – again

Mosnews.com has posted an article announcing that Russia’s Federal Nuclear Agency will build a low power floating nuclear plant – the first of its kind in the world. Russia to Build World’s First Floating Nuclear Power Station for $200,000.http://www.mosnews.com/money/2005/09/09/floatingnuclearplant.shtml Aside from the rather obvious error in the title with regard to the cost of the […]

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