Nuclear Power which supplies more than 15% of the world’s electricity is doing a serious examination of its benefits compared to the massive risks. Nuclear Advantages vs Disadvantages are being weighed by countries after the Fukushima accident and many nations have decided to completely abandon nuclear energy. Amongst the most prominent are Germany and Japan […]

Future of Nuclear Plants in India The new nuclear power plants that are coming up in India are facing strong protests by local people worried about the potential radioactive fallout due to a nuclear accident. This has become a regular occurrence in which the heavy hand of the state intervenes leading to violence and killings […]

Nuclear Energy As the whole world is fixated on the debate about on using and not using nuclear power for energy generation, the anti-nuclear protestors have got a new powerful argument about nuclear energy being not economically feasible. General Electric which is among the world’s top 3 suppliers of nuclear energy equipment along with Toshiba […]

One of the crowning achievements (if you can call that) of the current Government in India was the pact with USA which removed India from the list of nuclear pariahs allowing it access to nuclear technology and materials. India already has a number of nuclear plants and reactors which generate around 3-4% of the country’s […]

Nuclear Energy Massive protests in Germany post Fukushima had forced the German Government to shut down all its nuclear energy reactors and focus on green energy. Other countries like Switzerland, Belgium too decided that the disadvantages of nuclear energy were just too great compared to the advantages of nuclear power. However Japan, which is the […]

Japanese Government Gave the go ahead in restarting the nuclear power plants in the country after all the nuclear reactors were shut down post the Fukushima accident. Despite massive protests in the capital city of Tokyo where thousands of people took part, the government remained adamant with the PM dismissed them as noise. Note Germany […]