What the Loss of Crimea Means for Ukrainian Energy

Birth of a New Ukrainian Nation? Interview with Robert Bensh Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula is now Russia's. It was done with an impressively organized non-violent military operation, and supported by the foregone conclusion of a referendum on … [Read more...]

Russia Building Floating Nuclear Power Plants

The nuclear power debate has surrounded the use of a sustained nuclear chain reaction to generate electricity since the Three Mile Island accident in 1979 and Chernobyl in 1986 and recently Fukushima has reignited the debate. From 1952 to 2011 there … [Read more...]

The New Cold War: The “Putinization” of Uranium Part 2

Yesterday we began looking at the factors involved in Uranium production and how Vladimir Putin is using those factors to his advantage. Today we will continue to look at uranium and how it will affect world energy production for years to come. In an … [Read more...]

The New Cold War: The “Putinization” of Uranium

Although we don't like to admit it,  Uranium is a big part of the energy picture with roughly 16 of the world's electricity coming from nuclear power. In the U.S. it is almost the same at 19%, with 37% coming from coal, 30% from Natural Gas, 7% from … [Read more...]