Energy

China’s inland nuclear power plants

China is moving ahead with its plan to build nuclear power stations in inland areas China is moving ahead with its plan to build nuclear power stations in inland areas, the sites have almost been confirmed and construction is expected to start in 2016 and last until 2020. China has...

Wind farm gets new turbines

The biggest wind farm is getting bigger, in fact the production will go up by 40 % after the installation of the new turbines: the Mont Crosin wind farm in the Jura mountains has 16 wind turbines, and the four oldest are now in the process of being replaced by...

Fundings allocated for R&D projects in nuclear energy field

US Department of Energy (DOE) invests over $82 million in nuclear energy research. 93 are the projects selected to receive funding to help push innovative nuclear technologies towards commercialization. DOE has allocated almost $36 million to support 49 nuclear energy research and development university projects; in addition to financial support,...

The Chinese project to build floating nuclear power stations

The Chinese newspaper Global Times has reported that the state-run China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation has projected to build up to 20 floating nuclear power stations. The floating nuclear plants would be used to provide electricity to some areas around the South China Sea. Evidently there are some safety concern to consider, Shipbuilding...

Chinese delegation visits Sindh for wind power projects

Chinese manifactures have shown investment interest in wind energy projects in Sindh, in Pakistan. The Sindh Board of Investment’s director, Mr Uqaili, mets a 14-member Chinese delegation and they have discussed about investment projects’ opportunity. The delegation has shown particular interest for local manufacturing of machinery and installation of wind...