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Bill Gates is investing in nuclear energy

Bill Gates

REUTERS, AUGUST 27, 2020 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A nuclear energy venture founded by Bill Gates said Thursday it hopes to build small advanced nuclear power stations that can store electricity to supplement grids increasingly supplied by intermittent sources like solar and wind power. The effort is part of the billionaire philanthropist’s push to help fight climate change, and is targeted …

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WATCH: Spectacular Nuclear Cooling Tower Demolition in Germany

Screen grab of two cooling towers

PortandTerminal.com, May 15, 2020 A renewable energy transformer station will be built on the site where the two towers once stood. KARLSRUHE, GERMANY – Two cooling towers have come down in spectacular fashion during a controlled demolition at a German nuclear plant. The early-morning explosions were kept under wraps to stop large crowds from gathering during the coronavirus pandemic. Nuclear plant …

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Russia launches old nuclear powered container ship to move fish

Russian nuclear powered cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, August 27, 2019 What could possibly go wrong? This 30-year-old Russian nuclear cargo ship is carrying 200 refrigerated containers full of fish and will soon sail through one of the world’s most environmentally vulnerable regions. MOSCOW, RUSSIA – What is it with Russia and nuclear-powered maritime vessels? Earlier this month we reported on the floating nuclear station that is …

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