Nuclear Power & Radiation

"U.S. Energy Office Gets New Chairman As Nuclear, Coal Vote Looms"

"A new chairman was sworn in on Thursday at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission who will lead the agency as it considers a directive from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump to subsidize ailing coal and nuclear power plants."

Source: Reuters, 12/08/2017

"Georgia Regulators Question Economics Of Completing Nuclear Plant"

"A new staff analysis by Georgia's Public Service Commission suggests construction of America's first totally new nuclear power reactor of the 21st century should be scrapped unless Georgia Power agrees to absorb a bigger share of the project's cost overruns."

Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press, 12/07/2017

Energy Markets Offer Clues on Environment’s Future

How the U.S. economy uses energy has huge impacts on the environment. So this week's TipSheet helps journalists understand the economy-energy-environment nexus, detailing nine top trends to watch on fossil fuels and alternative energy in 2018. Plus, a list of helpful sources for tracking energy markets.

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