Karen Roche: The Western world's skittishness, skepticism and staunch opposition when in comes to nuclear energy won't stand in the way of its production elsewhere in the world. It will be full steam ahead in China NYSE:URA September 22, 2011 3:18pm
Brian Sylvester: This year has brought uncertainty for the uranium (NYSE:URA) sector. Since the tsunami and subsequent radiation leaks in Japan, developers and investors are questioning the best steps moving forward. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Edward Sterck, NYSE:URA September 9, 2011 10:18am
Don't look now, but the uranium sector is actually showing some signs of life. After going into a near free fall shortly following the catastrophic events in Japan, uranium prices have stabilized. Equities linked to the commodity have recently seen a push higher.
John Daly: Japan's 11 March catastrophe at its six-reactor Daichi Fukushima nuclear power complex has had global repercussions, hardly surprising given the trillions of dollars invested in civilian nuclear energy over the last five decades. Ironically, just a year ago the nuclear power NYSE:NLR July 8, 2011 10:15am
Bob van der Valk: Where exactly does the official US policy stand on the building of additional nuclear power plants? It seems Nebraskans and New Mexicans have good reasons for heightened concerns on whether our government is telling the truth about the dangers from any damage caused
John Daly: The year 2011 will go down for the nuclear industry worldwide as an annus horribilis.
First came the March Fukushima nuclear disaster, with operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) belatedly acknowledging that three of the facility's six reactors did, in fact, suffer core meltdowns. NYSE:NLR June 29, 2011 2:24pm
Jeb Handwerger: The recent release of 60 million barrels of oil (NYSE:OIL) will artificially lower the price. High oil prices has been the best catalyst for clean energy production and fuel efficient vehicles. Increasing the supply of oil may be pushing down the demand for rare earths NYSE:LIT June 27, 2011 2:14pm
John Daly: What a difference a year and a tsunami make. Western investors have been salivating over the post-Soviet space's energy riches since the 1991 collapse of communism. While focusing on the Caspian's hydrocarbon reserves other mineralogical riches awaited development as well, none NYSE:NLR June 21, 2011 12:52pm
Jeb Handwerger: A significant base may be forming in uranium stocks -- seen in the Global X Uranium ETF (NYSE:URA) -- as Japan’s troubled nuclear energy industry passed its first major vote since the Fukushima tragedy. Many of the stocks that make up this etf are down more than 40% NYSE:EWJ
John Daly: It is becoming evident to many that the March nuclear catastrophe at Japan's six reactor Daichi Fukushima complex has dealt a huge, possibly fatal, blow to the nuclear industry's hopes of a revival. NYSE:NLR June 16, 2011 12:36pm
Ian Wyatt: The fear around nuclear energy is palpable. The catastrophic events in Japan on March 11 have put a damper on the momentum of what was fast becoming a nuclear renaissance. For the NYSE:NLR June 2, 2011 9:54pm
Tim Seymour: News that Germany is shutting down its 17 currently licensed nuclear power plants over the next 11 years gave the solar power group a lift today — and should provide upside to NYSE:URA June 1, 2011 10:59am