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Nuclear Is Cheaper Than Solar Thermal? New Vogtle Plant Costs Half As Much as Crescent Dunes Solar Facility
Business  (tags: Energy, Energy Consumption, Energy Policy, Energy Costs, Obama Climate Plan, Investment, Research, Development, Solar Power, Nuclear Power, Costs Per Kilowatt, Crescent Dunes, Vogtle )

Brian
- 107 days ago - thebreakthrough.org
"Crescent Dunes is a 110-megawatt power plant with total reported capital costs of $910 million. That's $8,200 per kilowatt. The Vogtle reactors...are a combined 2,234 megawatts at a reported cost of about $14 billion, or $6,700 per kilowatt.
Enron-Style Price Gouging Is Making a Comeback
Business  (tags: Electricity, Energy, Energy Policy, Corporate Agenda, Wall Street, Enron, price gouging, soaring rates )

Brian
- 148 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The price of electricity would soar under the latest scheme by Wall Street financial engineers to game the electricity markets."
German Coal Industry Underpins Renewable Push
Business  (tags: Gernmany, Energy, Energy Policy, Coal, Lignite, #DirtyCoal, Coal Industry, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Renewables, Solar )

Brian
- 171 days ago - bbc.com
"For a country that, in so many respects, is a leader in clean energy, not to mention committed to stringent carbon dioxide emissions reductions, this contradiction seems odd to say the least."
The Real Front in US-Russia 'Cold War'? Nuclear Power
Business  (tags: energy, energy sector, energy policy, governments, US, Russia, Cold War, nuclear energy, geopolitics, market share, nuclear technology, export product )

Brian
- 191 days ago - cnbc.com
"Moscow has quietly taken the lead in the $500 billion market for nuclear exports, building the lion's share of new facilities--and by extension earning influence and good will in key regions around the globe--as the U.S. sits on the sidelines."
John Hofmeister, President of Shell Oil, Talks With Charlie Rose About Energy and Global Warming
Business  (tags: Oil Industry, Global Warming, Energy Policy )

Melanie
- 2379 days ago - charlierose.com
He says the debate on global warming is over. It is a scientific reality, and anyone who disagrees is merely attempting to delay the inevitable while driving up the costs of achieving a solution. He says corporations must be socially responsible.
   

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