Reliable, Safe & Affordable: Small Modular Reactors Set to Deliver Real Energy Transition

With Europe’s renewable energy disaster laid bare for all to see, the focus is now on “real energy” – power that’s available 24 x 7, irrespective of the weather and where the Sun sits in the sky. For fairly obvious reasons, the Small Modular Reactor has captured the imagination of power-starved Europeans, with two key […]

Wake Up Australia: Ban On Nuclear Power Plants Must Go Right Now

Australia’s legislated ban on nuclear power is beyond embarrassing; it’s positively idiotic. But don’t expect the weak and petty Scott Morrison (Australia’s PM for the time being) or Angus Taylor (his Energy Minister for the time being) to mutter a peep about getting rid of Australia’s most hypocritical and ludicrous energy policy as the next […]

Grow Up Now: America Tells Australia to Get With The Program & Go Nuclear

The USA, the world’s largest nuclear power generator, has 99 nuclear power reactors in 30 states, operated by 30 different power companies, and in 2016 they produced 805 TWh. Since 2001 these plants have achieved an average capacity factor of over 90%, generating up to 807 TWh per year and accounting for about 20% of total electricity […]

Nuclear Power: Australia’s Happy to Sell it to the World – But Allergic to Using It

If you’re reading this in Australia, you’re doing so thanks to coal. You might be doing so thanks to nuclear power, but for the fact that the idiots that govern us banned it, years ago. Talk about wind and solar replacing conventional generation is just that. Talk. The dividend from Australia’s obsession with wind and […]

Atomic Reaction: Australia’s Renewable Energy Debacle Prompts Push for Nuclear Power

  If CO2 gas really is the existential threat it’s made out to be, then nuclear power is the only solution. That’s if you want to provide reliable and affordable electricity to all comers, rather than destroying businesses and punishing households? In 2018, with debacles like wind ‘powered’ Germany, South Australia and Victoria on show, for […]

Power Vacuum: Australia’s Energy Crisis Screaming Out for Nuclear Option

Crippled by its suicidal obsession with wind and solar, Australia is screaming out for politicians with the wit and temerity to push the nuclear option. Power prices will continue to rocket, and the routine load shedding and blackouts suffered in SA will eventually burst across the border, plunging Victorians, among others, into Stone Age gloom. […]

Malcolm, Josh Grow Up, Kill the Renewable Energy Target & Go Nuclear

When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. Australians are fast growing up to the fact that running a country on sunshine and breezes is so much childish nonsense. Like most childish […]

Nuclear Power: the ‘Grown Ups’ Option for Australia’s Unfolding Power Crisis

maturity, noun: the quality of behaving mentally and emotionally like an adult; a very advanced or developed form or state. If there is one attribute sorely missed in Australia’s energy debate it has to be ‘maturity’. Now that Australia’s suicidal renewable energy policies are starting to bite, destroying the viability of our cheapest and most […]