nuclear energy

Max Pixel

The kind of energy that human beings use to power their lives is shifting around the globe.  Renewable sources of energy are on the rise; the International Energy Agency expects renewable electricity generation to increase by more than a third over the next four years.  That’s according to CNBC. 

In the last 12 years, Charlotte-based Duke Energy has invested about six billion dollars in wind and solar energy, said company spokesman Randy Wheeless.  He identified North Carolina as second in the nation for solar energy. 

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy will pay $2.7 million to resolve allegations it made false claims about one of its nuclear reactor designs.  

Physicians For Social Responsibility

Dr. Andrew Kanter recently addressed the United Nations General Assembly about the devastating humanitarian consequences of nuclear war. 

The United States Department of Energy is injecting nearly 13 million dollars into nuclear energy technology.