How to build a nuclear power plant without captive ratepayers

Michael Giberson Jonathon Fahey, at Forbes.com, explains “How NRG Energy Wants to Revive Nuclear Industry.” In the early part of the decade proponents talked breathlessly of a nuclear renaissance in the U.S. Natural gas prices were high, electricity demand was rising, and it seemed that carbon emissions would soon be either taxed or limited. In … More How to build a nuclear power plant without captive ratepayers

Green cloud computing in Finland

Lynne Kiesling Check out this cool new data center plan — locate the servers under a cathedral and use the waste heat to warm the cathedral and the neighboring buildings! This is an established system called district heating, which uses a network of steam or hot water pipes to heat distributed buildings.