Subscribe free to our newsletters via your
  Energy News  




Subscribe free to our newsletters via your




















Power company offers nuke-heavy power plan

disclaimer: image is for illustration purposes only
by Staff Writers
Berlin (UPI) Nov 14, 2008
German power company RWE is offering consumers a zero-carbon energy plan fueled mostly by nuclear power plants.

Der Spiegel said the "Pro-Climate Power" derives 68 percent of its power from nuclear sources and 32 percent from hydroelectric energy.

The plan, which costs slightly more than other packages, is being marketed to consumers concerned about global warming. Power industry lobbyists see huge economic benefits in the use of nuclear power plants, the newspaper said.

Greenpeace Germany is critical of the new plan. "'Pro-Climate' is just a label. The product is in no way ecological. It does nothing to help the environment," Andree Bohling, an energy expert with Greenpeace Germany, told Spiegel Online.

Share This Article With Planet Earth
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit
YahooMyWebYahooMyWeb GoogleGoogle FacebookFacebook



Related Links
Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Science, Nuclear Technology
Powering The World in the 21st Century at Energy-Daily.com



Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News


Fire at Japan nuke power plant injures worker: operator
Tokyo (AFP) Nov 13, 2008
A fire broke out at a nuclear power plant in northern Japan on Thursday, injuring one worker but causing no radiation leak, the operator said.







  • Mariah Power's Windspire: Vertical Axis Wind Turbine
  • PSE Orders Turbines For Wild Horse Expansion
  • Analysis: Cameroon oil violence on rise
  • Vienna's Christmas market focuses on energy saving

  • Power company offers nuke-heavy power plan
  • Fire at Japan nuke power plant injures worker: operator
  • GEI Consultants Completes Site Work At Proposed New Nuclear Plant
  • Nuclear waste arrives at German dump after fierce protests

  • Brown clouds of pollution a huge threat to Asia: UN
  • Global Methane Levels On The Rise Again
  • Measuring The Weight Of Ancient Air
  • On Rocky Mountain Beetle Kill Could Impact Regional Air Quality

  • Nobel winner urges protection for key forests in UN talks
  • Brazil sees carbon market saving Amazon
  • Living fossil Helps Predict Rainforest Future
  • Charles presents forest plan to Indonesian president

  • CottASSIST: Tools For Cotton Management
  • Pesticides more dangerous than thought
  • Vietnam to grow genetically modified crops: reports
  • Global biodiversity panel knocked back at UN talks

  • Octillion Advances Technologies That Generate Electricity From Moving Vehicles
  • White Vans Go Green
  • Troubled GM says it is profitable in China, will continue to invest
  • Fill her up please, and make it myco-diesel

  • China's air show saw four bln dollars in deals: report
  • China plane-makers take first steps to rival global giants
  • Aviation giants look to China amid global turbulence
  • Boeing sees China buying 3,710 planes over next 20 years



  • The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2007 - SpaceDaily.AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement