A bipartisan group is attempting to raise awareness of sea level rise risks
Changes to the final rule may assuage many industry and state concerns but the coal industry vows to fight
The government failed to provide accurate warnings after the March 11 event that damaged the Fukushima reactors. Public mistrust remains high
Shutting down old coal plants is good for greenhouse gas and other pollution, but may prove difficult for local economies
Research suggests the risks posed to the nation's nuclear reactors may have been underestimated and therefore could be worse than the power plants were designed to withstand
The panel recommends that a new federal corporation manage spent nuclear fuel and employ a "consent-based" approach to finding it a geologic home
In the wake of the multiple meltdowns at Fukushima, government regulators ponder what is needed to improve safety in the U.S.
After studying the Fukushima disaster, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission task force recommends a dozen changes to U.S. reactors
Breakthroughs in clean energy technology could spur new jobs and economic growth
The so-called "wave reactor" needs a pilot project to evaluate whether its components could stand radioactive bombardment
The crisis at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has revealed gaps in U.S. nuclear safety procedures
The solar wind burst is expected to deliver only a 'glancing blow' to Earth's magnetic field, but such currents can trip key transmission lines and damage transformers irreversibly
In the wake of the meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi, the IAEA urged a critical review of nuclear safety systems
Deployment to consumers' homes could cost between $338 billion and $476 billion over the next 20 years, but will deliver $1.3 trillion to $2 trillion in benefits over that period
The AP1000, which is leading the charge for any nuclear renaissance in the U.S., has made some mistakes in its application for certification
The U.S. government finds that many U.S. nuclear plants would fail to face multiple challenges at the same time as happened at Fukushima Daiichi
M.I.T. experts suggest in a new report that the U.S. needs a comprehensive policy for dealing with used nuclear fuel
Greater challenges lie ahead as smart grid technologies proliferate in the nation's transmission network and utility control centers and eventually reach business and residential electricity customers...
Power companies appreciate a smart grid but consumers have yet to see the benefits
With no permanent waste repository in sight, the nuclear industry is storing spent fuel at reactor sites. The crisis at the nuclear plant in Japan, due in part to exposed spent fuel, is forcing U.S...