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The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry

June 7 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “Renewable Energy Push Is Strongest in the Reddest States” • Two years ago, Kansas repealed a law requiring that 20% of the state’s electric power come from renewable sources by 2020. But by the time the law was scrapped, that target had already been met. Last year, Kansas generated more than 30% of its power from wind. [New York Times]

The Smoky Hills Wind Farm outside Lincoln, Kansas
(Credit: Christopher Smith for The New York Times)

¶ “Energy security is possible without nuclear power or fracked gas” • Here’s a fact you won’t have heard from the main parties during the UK’s election campaign: the nation doesn’t need a new generation of expensive nuclear reactors or a dash for shale gas to keep the lights on. An all-renewable electricity supply can provide energy security. [New Scientist]

World:

¶ The governments of Belgium, Denmark and…

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