Nuclear

This Canadian company is on the forefront of global efforts to stop the next pandemic

Mohammed Qadir, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Fusion Genomics   A Vancouver-based gene sequencing company is using IBM’s cloud capabilities to revolutionize the diagnostic process, aiming to give physicians an eight-hour turnaround in correctly identifying any type of pathogen, from ...

Canadian federal anti-coal Crusader-in-Chief in Bonn: shooting at the host?

Why is Canada’s federal environment and climate change minister in Bonn, of all places, lecturing the world on how not to make electricity? Bonn, I will remind you, is in Germany (when I was growing up, it was the capital of what we called “Free” Germany). Germany, I will remind you, is a hea ...

Bitcoin brute-force validation: made for nuclear power and—in Ontario—re-regulation of electricity

I would have thought the hard economics of Bitcoin mining would pretty much instantly rule out of contention the politically correct renewable energy darlings wind and solar as viable sources of the computing power—i.e., electrical power—that underpins the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. Mine ...

Burnaby’s General Fusion featured in award-winning documentary on nuclear fusion

Dr. Michel Laberge, Founder and Chief Scientist of General Fusion in the documentary “Let There Be Light”   Philanthropist and tech founder Bill Gates has said that solving climate change will require more than a slowdown in global emissions, it’ll take a whole different approach, “an ...

Confident Canadian energy stock drills more wells

Oil and gas output was down for this Canadian oil and gas stock in the latest quarter. But higher oil prices pushed its cash flow up by more than 50%. And its debt is lower after the sale of some non-core properties. Enerplus Corp. is pouring its cash into more wells, with exploration and developm ...

A higher stake and lower costs in the oil sands for this Canadian producer

This major Canadian energy producer has increased its commitment to the oil sands with a big buyout of its U.S. partner. At the same time, Cenovus Energy has cut its oil sands operating costs by 30% a barrel.These developments have had immediate results in greater production and higher revenue in t ...

A higher stake and lower costs in the oil sands for this Canadian producer

This major Canadian energy producer has increased its commitment to the oil sands with a big buyout of its U.S. partner. At the same time, Cenovus Energy has cut its oil sands operating costs by 30% a barrel.These developments have had immediate results in greater production and higher revenue in t ...

Clean energy stocks: strong on emotional appeal but weak on investment strength

As with any theme investing, consider clean energy stocks very carefully before you dive in Some investors go through a phase when they know just enough about a particular investment to be a danger to themselves and others. All investments come with a mix of risk and potential reward, including cle ...

North Korea doesn’t want a war with the U.S., say these McGill profs

These are nervous times in the continuing drama between the United States-led international community and North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions have made it a serious threat to regional stability. So far, the war of words and military games appear to be no more than sabre rattling on both sides, but ...

Renewable power (wind, solar) gets 72% of energy subsidies in the U.S.

Author: Kenneth P. Green New report examines the U.S. electricity grid. Read more about Renewable power (wind, solar) gets 72% of energy subsidies in the U.S. Tags:  energy electricity hydro power solar power wind power coal-fired power nuclear power ...