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Fuel removal progress at Fukushima reactor unit #4 (TEPCO)

TEPCO Concedes Failure of Fukushima Ice Wall

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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Less than a week ago, Naohiro Masuda, the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Chief Decommissioning Officer, spoke about development of the “ice wall” around the four ruined  reactor units at the Fukushima I power station. In the company’s ... Read More


Clean Power

Heidel Hollow Farms, on Wednesday, April 20, 2011- US DOA

During July, 100% Of US Power Installations Were Renewables

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

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Originally Published in the ECOreport During July, 100% of US utility-scale power installations were renewables! It is the kind of deceptive announcement that is euphoric. America’s #1 energy, in terms of utility scale installations, is natural gas. It ... Read More


Clean Power

3-D cutaway of MeyGen tidal stream project (MeyGen)

ABB Will Link MayGen Tidal Power To UK Grid

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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Atlantis Resources Limited, owner of development rights to the Pentland Firth, has awarded Zurich-based ABB the contract to install tidal power conversion and grid connection systems for the four-turbine, 6-megawatt demonstration phase of the MeyGen tidal stream project. ... Read More


Biomass

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Why Other Renewables Are Surpassing Hydro

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

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Rocky Mountain Institute. By Laurie Guevara-​Stone. 2014 is predicted to be the first year in history that non-hydro renewable generation exceeds hydropower generation in the United States. This is a big change—only a decade ago hydropower ... Read More


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