Nuclear energy reduced by 9.2% in 2011

Nuclear energy supply saw a 9.2% reduction last year, according to a new report. The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) report said the decrease was seen in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries, which includes the UK, US, Australia, Spain and Japan among other countries. The news follows the Fukushima disaster last […]

China’s latest coal mine gets green light

China’s latest coal mine has passed its final safety inspection and is ready to start production. Once in operation the Weishe mine in Guizhou Province could produce 450,000 tons of coal per year. The mine which is operated by Seattle based L&L Energy was completed in February but has had months of safety inspections looking […]