The Future of Fusion: China’s EAST Tokamak Reactor & Germany’s Wendelstein 7-X Stellarator

Whilst present future-energy discussions are consumed by a locked-in back and forth between proponents of "renewables" and "fossil fuels," nuclear energy has faded into the background. This is unfortunate as one of the most promising energy developments, nuclear fusion, is being consistently overlooked or dismissed as too far-flung and fanciful. Nuclear fission is the process… Continue reading The Future of Fusion: China’s EAST Tokamak Reactor & Germany’s Wendelstein 7-X Stellarator

Globally, 183 Nuclear Units Set To Be Decommissioned By 2020

Globally, around 76 nuclear reactors are expected to retire by 2019, followed by 183 units in the 2020s and 127 units in the 2030s. As of Sep. 2017, more than 110 commercial power reactors, 48 prototype reactors, 250 research reactors, and various fuel cycle facilities have been removed from operation. Europe has been leading the… Continue reading Globally, 183 Nuclear Units Set To Be Decommissioned By 2020