Nuclear Energy Benefits The Environment

By: Lexi Corral, Business Communications Specialist

Nuclear Energy is Clean Energy

Georgia Power recently announced continued progress in the construction of the two-reactor expansion to its Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant. Bechtel is proud to partner with Georgia Power to deliver this important project – the only ongoing construction of new nuclear generation currently in the United States.

Vogtle is important because nuclear energy is important. It’s clean, efficient, safe, and must play a role in our energy future.

What is nuclear energy?

Laying the Foundations for a Greener Energy Future


On a viewing platform high above the Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station, CLP Chairman Sir Michael Kadoorie looked out on a spectacular panoramic view of the gigantic complex sprawling below him.

Armies of construction workers busily installed the last two generating units of the six-unit plant, which will throw out 6,516MW of power when the station goes into full operation next year, providing clean energy across Mainland China’s Guangdong province.

Mccrone: If Interest Rates Turn, Clean Energy Will Find it Tougher


Originally posted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

By Angus McCrone
Chief Editor
Bloomberg New Energy Finance

The last time U.S. interest rates were on a sustained upward trend was just over 10 years ago, in summer 2006. George W Bush was president, ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ by Shakira was at the top of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and no one had heard of Justin Bieber.

The Future of Energy: Unleashing the Power of Innovation and Sustainability


Welcome to an exciting new GreenMoney issue featuring five perspectives on the World of Energy Today and Tomorrow:

Matt Winkler: Why the U.S. Gets the Most Out of Cheap Oil


Originally posted on Bloomberg View.

Cheap oil should be good economic medicine for almost anybody who isn't trying to sell the stuff. Yet only one country has been able to take full advantage of the 14-month collapse in the price of crude: the U.S.

Bruce Power Receives Highest Level of Recognition by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

This is the highest level of recognition offered by the CCAB and Bruce Power is one of only 12 companies in Canada to receive the designation.
Press Release

TIVERTON, ONTARIO, September 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Bruce Power has been awarded a gold level certification from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) for excellence in Aboriginal Relations.

This is the highest level of recognition offered by the CCAB and Bruce Power is one of only 12 companies in Canada to receive the designation.

Bruce Power Helps Ontario Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Kicking Ontario's Coal Habit
Press Release

TIVERTON, ONTARIO, July 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A report issued yesterday by Ontario's Environment Commissioner credits the elimination of coal-fired electricity generation as the major contributor to reducing greenhouse gases in the province and Bruce Power is proud of the role it played in helping Ontario kick its coal habit.

Celebrating Success in Sustainability

TransCanada collaborates through Business Roundtable to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

At TransCanada, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in the communities where we operate and are proud to work toward this objective with other business leaders.

Collaborating through organizations, such as  Business Roundtable, major North American corporations are actively finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiency, conserve water and protect the environment — achievements that benefit North America and the rest of the world.

Four Ways Winter Weather Is Causing Energy Supply Problems

Posted by Patrick J. Kiger

A massive winter storm hit much of the U.S. Tuesday, dumping heavy snowfall along the East Coast and sending temperatures plunging from 15 to 30 degrees below normal from the Mid-Atlantic region to the upper Midwest.

But in addition to causing school closings and disrupting highway traffic, frigid winter weather has far-reaching effects on energy production and distribution—from slowing oil and gas wells and refineries to briefly shutting down a nuclear power plant in the Midwest because of ice.


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