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Mapping what it would take for a renaissance for nuclear energy

10 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / 24 April 2018, Germany, Gundremmingen: No steam is ascending from the cooling towers of the nuclear power station. After block B was turned off end of 2017 in the course of phasing out nuclear energy, now block C has gone off the grid for the regular annual overhaul. Germany's most efficient nuclear power station at one time is going to be turned off around mid of May. e via Getty Images)
Nuclear energy has been struggling. Aging reactors are being shut down, a process accelerated after the 2011 Fukushima disaster, and new reactors aren't being built. Even the exceptions bend...
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