Weekly News Roundup (Jan 30)

Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Meet Warming Goal (Power Source)<br /> Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world has been slowly reconciling its discomfort with nuclear and the idea that it may have a role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions to tackle climate change. ...
Weekly News Roundup (Jan 30)

Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Meet Warming Goal (Power Source)
Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world has been slowly reconciling its discomfort with nuclear and the idea that it may have a role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions to tackle climate change.

One Chart That Explains Why SMA Is Shedding So Many Jobs (Greentech Media)
Earlier this week, the German inverter manufacturer SMA announced it will lay off 1,600 workers due to pricing pressures and a slowdown in European demand.

U.S. proposes allowing oil, gas drilling off Atlantic Coast (Reuters)
The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed allowing for the first time oil and gas exploration in a wide swath of U.S. waters off the Atlantic Coast.

Oil & Gas UK: Battle over hydraulic fracturing threatening one of the UK’s most vital industries (Penn Energy)
The third and final reading of the Infrastructure Bill on Monday will be a crucial milestone on the way to securing the future of the UK’s valuable offshore oil and gas industry along with the hundreds of thousands of high skilled jobs, billions of pounds of investment and advanced technology it supports.

Source: climaxportable.com