NJ regulators approve $300M in nuclear plant subsidies

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators voted to approve $300 million in customer-funded subsidies for the state's nuclear industry despite finding the plants are financially viable. ...

Taiwan activists deliver anti-nuclear referendum petition

A local anti-nuclear coalition submitted a referendum petition Tuesday to the Central Election Commission (CEC) for initial screening. The petition initiated by the National Nuclear Abolition Actio...

First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at proving to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep...

Most Taiwan people want reduction in fossil fuel power: poll

Despite fears that Taiwan will face power shortages in three years due to the government's energy policy, a survey has found that over half of the people still want it to reduce the output of ther...

Democrats seek Green New Deal to address climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are calling for a Green New Deal intended to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of...

Taiwan Power Company rules out use of nuclear power

TAIPEI (CNA) -- State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) ruled out the possibility of activating the No. 4 nuclear plant Friday, dismissing the misconception that doing so would take only three years...

Taiwan to defy referendum results, phase out nuclear power by 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will reduce its energy generated by thermal power stations by 1 percent annually in the coming two years, but will proceed with its plan to abolish nuclear power by...

Danish firm suspends wind-power facility construction in Taiwan

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Orsted A/S, a Danish investor in offshore wind-power sites in Taiwan, has suspended its part in the nation's offshore wind-power development program amid what it described as...

Taiwan’s year of reversal

TAIPEI (East Asia Forum) -- In December each year, Taiwanese vote for a Chinese character that best reflects the past year. The 2018 Word of the Year is fan (翻), which has multiple meanings depending ...

Connecticut taps nuclear plants to generate clean energy

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nuclear power plants in Connecticut and New Hampshire made the list of electricity producers selected Friday to generate the clean energy needed to help meet Connecticut's goals...

Idaho lab protects US infrastructure from cyber attacks

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — It's called the "Dark Side" because the 50 workers there prefer to keep the lights low so they can dim the brightness on their computer screens. Or maybe it...

Chinese executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

BEIJING (AP) — While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant’s ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with sec...

Security worries hobble ambitions of China tech giant Huawei

BEIJING (AP) — While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worrie...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google yesterday (Dec. 12) released its Year in Search for 2018, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that the World Cup, Chinese TV dramas, 2018 Taiwanese local el...

Taiwan Cabinet scraps 2025 nuclear-free target

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Cabinet today announced that in accordance with the results of Proposition No. 16 passed in the nine-in-one elections on Nov. 24, it has agreed to abolish the goal it had p...