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More non-nuclear prescriptions from Shell

Shell, one of the world’s largest natural gas and oil companies, is spending large sums of money creating and distributing beautifully produced propaganda aimed at convincing us all that natural gas can provide increasing supplies of clean electricity, clean heat, and clean transportation fuel. Show More Summary

Why radiation is safe and why all nations should embrace nuclear energy

Dr. Wade Allison — retired professor of physics and medical physics at Oxford University, author of Radiation and Reason and a founding member of the international SARI group (Scientists for Accurate Radiation Information — has recently...Show More Summary

Humans Need Not Apply

The impact of massive automation of jobs seems to be one of the emerging concerns of the past few years - this video from CGP Grey is quite a good summary - Humans Need Not Apply.

Amory Lovins-speak: Three misleading statements in a 15 second sound bite

I had the opportunity to be in the audience during the above talk. You might notice my impolite interjections; I have often been accused of being very poor at hiding my real reactions and feelings. There is a reason why I stopped playing poker during game nights on the USS Stonewall Jackson. Show More Summary

Transatomic Snags $2 Million Investment from FF Science for New Reactor Design

We generally don't pay much attention to news from the venture capital community here at NEI Nuclear Notes, but for one day we're happy to make an exception for this announcement from Transatomic Power:Transatomic Power, developers of...Show More Summary

Congress Says Unlocking Cell Phones is Okay

You ask: why is this even a question? Thanks to action by Congress – something we don’t get to say often, these days – it will soon once again be lawful to “unlock” your cell phone so as to use it with a different carrier. You ask: why...Show More Summary

Why Closing Indian Point In Summer is Like Shutting Down Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera Let's turn back the clock to May 9, 2001 and visit the Bronx to play a game of "what if?"The defending World Series Champions, the New York Yankees, are locked in a tight pennant race early in the season, trailing the hated Boston Red Sox by just a half game in the standings after beating the Minnesota Twins 2-0 at home. Show More Summary

Aligning the Nuclear Energy Industry on Social Media

I have the privilege of speaking about NEI's alignment activities on social media at the 2014 U.S. Women in Nuclear Conference this Tuesday. I'll be joined on the Social Media in Action panel by Curtis Roberts of AREVA, Suzy Hobbs Baker...Show More Summary

The emerging intelligent data ecosystem

Last month I was invited by one of our major customers in Europe to keynote their annual innovation event for over 500 of their senior managers on how the rise of cloud computing and the business of big data has impacted and will further impact the electricity industry and power utilities worldwide. Show More Summary

Energy Scalability and Carbon Reduction

Scott Peterson The following is a guest post from Scott Peterson, NEI's Senior Vice President of Communications.The New York Times, in an April editorial, wrote that “given new regulations on power-plant emissions of mercury and other...Show More Summary

200G Optical Networks: What you need to know

By: Earl Kennedy, IP Transport Product Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent Optical network operators have already made the move to 100G. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many are already pondering what’s next. With a 200G optical solution...Show More Summary

NEI's Lipman Testifies on Future of International Civilian Nuclear Cooperation

Dan Lipman The following is a guest post from Dan Lipman, Executive Director, Policy Development and Supplier Programs at the Nuclear Energy Institute. Prior to his stint at NEI, Dan was responsible for managing the global deployment of new power plants at Westinghouse. Show More Summary

EPA's CO2 Rule and the Back Door to Cap & Trade

Significant differences in EPA's proposed state CO2 targets for the power sector are reviving interest in cap & trade as a way to reduce compliance costs. This compounds the EPA plan's controversy and raises serious concerns about how the resulting revenue would be used. Show More Summary

China and U.S. Global Partnership: All Right! or Outrage?

How do you feel that America is assisting China in developing a Thorium Based Molten Salt Reactor Technology? Are you Okay with this partnership? Do you have a problem with this Partnership? -or- Do are you ambivalent about this partnership? The post China and U.S. Global Partnership: All Right! or Outrage? appeared first on The Energy From Thorium Foundation.

Seizing the Carp

When dealing within the world of energy, passions run high - but many of those passions have absolutely no basis in reality. If energy policies are driven by the population at large, through Washington, it should be incumbent upon us...Show More Summary

Nuclear Energy, Ex-Im Bank and the Congressional Hearing

At 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning the House Financial Services Committee will be holding a hearing of the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. The chairman of the committee, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), is a long-time opponent...Show More Summary

Radiation is Safe Within Limits – Robert Hargraves

Dr. Robert Hargraves recently gave a talk to a chapter of the American Nuclear Society in New York. He recorded the talk and synchronized his words with the slides. It is quite informative. RadiationSafeWithinLimits from Robert Hargraves on Vimeo. Show More Summary

Upcoming Webinar: Paul Feldman on Net Neutrality

On the agenda: The implications of the FCC’s Open Internet decision Few issues in the recent past have attracted as much attention as net neutrality. Everybody’s got something to say about it: industry representatives, public interest...Show More Summary

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