Power generation is down. Guess what’s happened to nuclear’s share?

 

Despite the booming economy and GDP growth since the Great Recession, electrical generation has declined. It never recovered, reports one site.

Along these lines, GE Power recently announced layoffs in its Greenville, South Carolina facility. At the same time, it announced layoffs at its Schenectady, New York location, too. GE Power manufactures gas and wind turbines… Continue reading “Power generation is down. Guess what’s happened to nuclear’s share?”

Memoirs of the anti-Communist banker who founded the commercial nuclear power industry

 

The years immediately following the end of World War II were marked by two important realities: the beginning of the Cold War with the Soviet Union — the Truman Doctrine was announced in 1947 —and the advent of the atomic age. At the intersection of nuclear warfare and atoms for peace stood Lewis Strauss… Continue reading “Memoirs of the anti-Communist banker who founded the commercial nuclear power industry”