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Nuclear Fusion To Produce Clean Energy

Sustainable nuclear fusion power produces clean, virtually limitless energy – won’t arrive in the 2020s. Fusion power poses one of the greatest engineering challenges – building devices to replicate the nuclear reactions that occur in the Sun and the stars and capturing the resulting energy. It involves generating massive temperatures – more than 100 million degrees Celsius, creating the conditions for hydrogen ...

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PMO Mulls To Open Gates For FDI In Nuclear Power

In a bid to make India a global player in nuclear power sector, the Modi government is contemplating to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the nuclear power area. The decision, likely to be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), would be a paradigm shift in India’s nuclear power policy, and subsequently open the gates for multinational companies to ...

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Saudi-Japan Cooperation Could Help Solve World’s Energy Problems

According to one of Japan’s leading business thinkers, cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Japan in energy could help solve some of the most intractable problems the world faces today. Nobuo Tanaka, chairman of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and former director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), feels that the two countries could help stabilize global energy markets, and also defuse ...

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US Helped Iran Set Up Its Nuclear Programme

Iran’s desire to invest in a nuclear program dates back to the 1950s, when the country’s autocratic ruler Reza Shah Pahlavi, or the Shah of Iran, signed a treaty with the US in which Washington would help Tehran to build its nuclear program. As the Iranian Revolution toppled the Shah’s regime in the 1970 and Iran broke away from America’s ...

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Canada Energy Regulator Releases New Long-Term Energy Outlook

The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) released its long-term energy outlook that explores how new technologies, infrastructure developments and climate policy will impact Canadian energy consumption and production trends over the next 20 years. Canada’s Energy Future 2019: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2040 shows that while domestic fossil fuel consumption growth slows, crude oil and natural gas production continues ...

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Chinese Nuclear Companies Added to Entity List

China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) and affiliates China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGNPC), China Nuclear Power Technology Research Institute Co. Ltd. and Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute Co. Ltd. have been added to the Commerce Department’s Entity List. The listing adds new restrictions to activities with CGN companies already limited by the October 2018 policy framework. The listing prohibits the export, ...

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