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PG&E to close Diablo Canyon, California's last nuclear power plant

Published: 
Thu, 06/23/2016 (All day)

One of California’s largest energy utilities took a bold step in the 21st century electricity revolution with an agreement to close its last operating nuclear plant and develop more solar, wind and other clean power technologies.

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Energy Department to Give $226 Million to Support Nuclear Reactor Design

Published: 
Sat, 12/14/2013 - 6:40pm
Category: 
Energy

The Energy Department will give a small company in Corvallis, Ore., up to $226 million to advance the design of tiny nuclear reactors that would be installed under water, making meltdown far less likely and opening the door to markets around the world where the reactors now on the market are too big for local power grids.