Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States. Wind, solar, and storage could meet 90–100% of America’s electricity needs.
Guardian 26th March 2018 read more »
A repository for spent nuclear fuel rods was proposed to be built in west Texas, even as a southeast New Mexican consortium hopes for a similar facility near Carlsbad and Hobbs. Orano USA, a subsidiary of France-based global nuclear energy company Orano – previously known as Areva, announced a joint venture with Dallas-based Waste Control Specialists (WCS) to bring a consolidated interim storage (CIS) facility to Andrews, Texas. A CIS facility is used to store the spent nuclear fuel rods temporarily, while a permanent repository is built. The rods are presently being stored at their generator sites: active and decommissioned nuclear reactor facilities around the country.
Carlsbad Current Argus 26th March 2018 read more »