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France’s Solar Bubble Pops

Everybody knows about Spain’s solar bubble, but did you know France had one too? Two years ago, the National Assembly adopted one of those solar “feed-in tariffs” — a cute misnomer ...
Politics & Policy

Going Nuclear

With the arrival of the Tea Party in Washington, a huge rift may be opening up over the future of nuclear power. On the one hand, the Tea Party and new ...

For TVA, Nuclear Is a Cash Cow

One of the biggest raps against nuclear power is that it can’t make money and requires huge subsidies from the federal government. Tell that to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Exactly ...

We Need 100 Nukes by 2030

After fumbling over the Waxman-Markey initiative for several months, Republicans have finally hit their stride. Both House and Senate members are quickly falling behind the rallying cry, “100 New Reactors ...