Nuclear popularity improves but plants decline
- GERMANY CANCELS WACKERSDORF, HTGR REACTOR PROJECT. Sweet, Wiliam // Physics Today;Oct89, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p117
Reports on the termination of two nuclear energy projects in West Germany, the Wackersdorf nuclear fuel reprocessing plant due to opposition, and a prototype high-temperature, gas-cooled reactor due to the estimated economics of its operation.
- Commentary. Pullin, John // Professional Engineering;06/21/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p3
Comments on the German decision to phase out its nuclear power stations. France's different view on nuclear power; Direct effect of nuclear power abandonment on the German economy and living standards.
- The Moratorium on Nuclear Energy No Power Shortages Expected. Kemfert, Claudia; Traber, Thure // DIW Economic Bulletin;2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p3
With the moratorium on nuclear energy, the German federal government passed a resolution to shut down seven nuclear power plants for a period of three months. According to the calculations of DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research), sufficient electricity is being produced despite...
- Â»The Lights Won't Go OutÂ«. Wittenberg, Erich // DIW Economic Bulletin;2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p7
An interview with Claudia Kemfert, head of the Department Energy, Transportation, Environment at DIW Berlin, is presented. When asked about the removal of seven nuclear power stations from the grid, Kemfert said that such move will not cause power shortage in Germany. However, she said that it...
- German nuclear phase-out to continue. // Modern Power Systems;Dec2005, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p5
The article reports that the grand coalition government in Germany has failed to reach a compromise deal over the planned phase-out of all 17 German nuclear reactors by 2020. The new chancellor of Germany, Christian Democrat Angela Merkel has failed to persuade Social Democrat leaders to extend...
- GERMANS LEARN (WRONG) LESSON FROM AMERICANS. Zink, John C. // Power Engineering;May2000, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p28
Compares the treatment of nuclear energy issues in German and United States (US) politics. Number of operating nuclear power plants in Germany; Views of the German academic community on the use of nuclear energy; Law governing nuclear energy in the US.
- Nuclear power fading out. Hopper, Elizabeth // World Watch;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p9
Reports on the decision of German nuclear industry leaders and Chancellor Gerhard Schroder's agreement to close all of the country's nuclear power plants in light of the shutdown of the Chornobyl power plant by the end of 2000 after the nuclear accident in 1986. United States' deal to provide...
- Dounreay deal? // New Scientist;3/30/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1762, p11
Discusses the impact of the German government's decision to scrap its troubled Kalkar fast reactor project, SNR-300, on renewed hopes of Britain's beleaguered Dounreay reactor in Northern Scotland. Completion of SNR-300 in 1986; AEA Technology's hopes to acquire the unused fuel from the German...
- Å½ALIÅ²JÅ² PARTIJOS IR NVO VEIKSMAI FORMUOJANT VOKIETIJOS BRANDUOLINÄ–S ENERGETIKOS VYSTYMÄ„SI. ČESNAKAS, GIEDRIUS; GODELIS, DOVYDAS // Political Science Almanac / Politikos Mokslu Almanachas;2012, Issue 11, p87
This article examines Green Party and environmental non-governmental organizations influence on the German nuclear development. The study was based on correspondence with the Green Party and environmental non-governmental organizations. This article seeks to demonstrate that the Fukushima...