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The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry

September 30 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “A Call For Help For Puerto Rico” • Since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, the island is entirely without grid power. It faces the prospect of remaining without grid power for months. It is appalling that citizens of the US are so exposed to hardship. But we could crowdfund microgrids in large numbers and get them up quickly. [CleanTechnica]

Old San Juan in better days (flickr image, Wikimedia Commons)

¶ “Trump’s Plan to Prop Up Coal and Nukes Would Drive Up Utility Bills” • Energy Secretary Rick Perry is urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue new rules to force regional electricity suppliers to pay premium prices for coal and nuclear power. This would drive up our monthly electricity bills. [Environmental Working Group]

Science and Technology:

¶ Researchers in Japan are working to create a strong material out of wood…

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