Nuclear power ‘drops 5% since 2006’

Electricity generated from nuclear power around the world dropped 5% between 2006 and 2011. Capacity for nuclear energy has also been “essentially flat” since 2007 according to new analysis which suggests it is likely to fall as plants retire faster than new ones are built. US-based green group Earth Policy Institute made the claim after […]

Europe leads world on wind capacity

Europe currently leads the world with the amount of wind capacity it has, according to US researchers. With close to 100,000 megawatts of wind capacity, the continent leads “all regions of the world”, says an analyst at the Earth Policy Institute. Across the globe, wind energy developers built a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity generating […]