What Japan's Fukushima crisis means for gas
31 March 2011
Fukushima's setback for nuclear power creates new opportunities for natural gas – now and in the future
Middle East Gulf's nuclear shift begins
14 December 2010
The UAE is leading the way as the GCC states look to nuclear power to meet surging electricity demand and preserve valuable oil and gas for export, writes Ian Lewis
UK nuclear needs market reform
1 September 2010
WITH a commitment to cut carbon emissions by 34% by 2020, and with little of its own money to spend, the UK government must encourage private-sector investment in low-carbon electricity generation
Nuclear decommissioning: the problem that won't go away
3 August 2009
As governments across the world build more nuclear power stations, disposing of the old and dirty reactors is becoming big business, writes Conal Walsh
Nuclear power set for a US revival
3 August 2009
The US' nuclear-power sector continues its revival, amid rising energy demand, and the need to cut greenhouse-gas emissions and energy imports, writes Anne Feltus
Italy planning a nuclear renaissance
1 February 2009
Of Europe's large industrialised countries, Italy has to fight the toughest battles to secure its energy supplies. For many years hopes have been pinned on gas – but now nuclear is back in the picture
UK: Areva sets out its nuclear stall
5 January 2009
France's Areva is stepping up the drive to win orders for its European Pressurised-water Reactor (EPR) in the UK
Going nuclear
1 August 2008
Countries in Southeast Asia hope nuclear power will cut energy-import bills, but the economics may not be as favourable as some might think, writes NJ Watson
UK: atomic momentum
1 May 2008
A new generation of nuclear power stations is at the heart of the UK's plans to cut carbon emissions and make its energy supplies more secure, says the government. Derek Brower reports
Poles apart in Baltic struggle
1 May 2008
Lithuania is making a last-ditch – almost certainly doomed – attempt to keep open its Ignalina nuclear plant. Without it, the country faces power shortages and increased dependency on Russia, writes NJ Watson
Japan pays a high price for nuclear setbacks
1 March 2008
The shut-down of two nuclear plants has forced utilities to pay high prices for spot LNG cargoes. But with negligible indigenous energy resources, import-dependent Japan has little choice, writes Ian Lewis
Nuclear: The right sort of boom
1 October 2007
Is it safe to supply Russia with uranium? Australia must decide, writes Tom Nicholls
A problem that won't go away
1 August 2007
Growing concern about greenhouse-gas emissions from power generation has put nuclear energy in the spotlight. But although nuclear is virtually emissions-free, plans for waste disposal are causing controversy, writes Anne Feltus