Starting Small: Nuclear Power’s Renaissance Begins with Small Modular Reactors

The world’s first small modular reactor (SMR) is under construction and, surprise, surprise, it’s energy-hungry China that leads the way. While China’s love affair with coal-fired power looks like a marriage that will last a lifetime, the CCP is also building nuclear plants, hand over first. And not just the 1,000MW plus industrial-scale reactors it needs […]

Insatiable: Coal-Fired Power Continues its Dominance in Energy Hungry China

The anti-energy/anti-civilisation squad keep predicting the end of coal and coal-fired power. But in China and India the demand for the black stuff – and the cheap and reliable power it delivers – is insatiable, and rising. Notwithstanding a global economic wind down during the Covid-19 outbreak, Chinese demand for coal is about to reach […]

Full Throttle: No End In Sight for China’s Mammoth Coal-Fired Power Rush

China’s quest for global domination isn’t being fuelled by sunshine and breezes; it’s coal that’s driving the Middle Kingdom’s Imperial and economic onslaught. This is a country that is deadly serious about its economic development and deadly serious about its imperial designs. Which means there’s no place at all for power that can’t be delivered […]