India, Argentina Sign MoU Memorandum Of Understanding For Cooperation In Nuclear Energy

India and Argentina Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding to boost cooperation in the sector of nuclear energy. Jorge Faurie, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Argentina said his country has expertise in building small-capacity reactors and was looking to work with India in some third country in tripartite projects. “They (Prime Minister Narendra and Argentine President …

Africa electricity shortage problem has a nuclear power option

The focus on tackling the electricity supply deficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa has been on renewable energy over the last decade. In particular, the potential of solar and wind energy has been most loudly heralded as the solutions for the hundreds of millions of Africans without access to any electricity. The ability to use innovative, off-grid …

Emerging markets, resurgence of IPOs boost interest in uranium

The uranium market has enjoyed a recent resurgence of initial public stock offerings, amid prospects for significant growth in demand from emerging markets. “In terms of an investment thesis today, there is perhaps no better commodity than uranium with its bull market finally under way on tightening fundamentals,” says Scott Melbye, executive vice president of …

Finland Eyes Nuclear Power to Hit Climate Targets

Along the pine-lined shores of Finland’s bucolic western coast, a clean energy vision of the Nordic country’s future is quietly taking shape. On the tiny island of Olkiluoto, workers are applying the finishing touches to a new Evolutionary Pressurised Reactor (EPR) set to supply 10% of Finland’s electricity needs. Like all nuclear power reactors, the massive …