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Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...the future of nuclear energy, the development of small modular reactors has faced funding challenges and competing energy sources ? mainly falling natural gas prices that jilted the nuclear industry's comeback ? leaving some questioning if the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
Choice of energy sources depends on needs in area

...arguments stressing the weaknesses and faults of the energy sources. I call this fiction because, through the years...other technologies discussing the merits of their energy sources. What I have found, with rare exception, is that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/20/liv_443819.shtml
Life & style
Weigh alternatives when choosing energy sources

...arguments stressing the weaknesses and faults of the energy sources. I call this fiction because through the years...other technologies discussing the merits of their energy sources. And what I have found, with rare exception, is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/13/liv_442687.shtml
Life & style
Oil prices spur studies for renewable energy sources

...studied manure as a fertilizer. But at a time when state and federal energy bills have called for increasing renewable energy sources, there is more focus on developing cow dung as an alternative to coal or natural gas. "I see it as a valuable tool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/23/bus_4295.shtml
Business
Earth isn't flat

...for the federal government to incentivize and cheerlead and accelerate the development of alternative and renewable energy sources while not hindering production of existing sources of mass energy.That's not saying the Earth is flat. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-07-15/earth-isnt-flat
Governors seek energy options

...Southern states to look at other energy sources. For the state officials attending...designed to explore alternative energy sources. The state is trying to compete...fastest-growing state for alternative energy sources, and Mr. Perry recently signed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/30/met_5218.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Offshore drilling misguided

...about $200 million.Our future toward energy independence must be a combination of more energy efficiency and new energy sources, but current data suggests the Atlantic OCS will not be a part of it.Dave WillisTrenton, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-01-31/offshore-drilling-misgui
Study says ethanol not worth the energy

...Farmers, businesses and state officials are investing millions of dollars in ethanol and biofuel plants as renewable energy sources, but a new study says the alternative fuels burn more energy than they produce. Supporters of ethanol and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/18/bus_458934.shtml
Business
Finally, a good nuclear option

...up as an example that will influence future nuclear projects nationwide as America looks for cleaner, alternative energy sources.That's one initiative of the president's that we can stand firmly behind -- a renewed commitment toward nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-02-17/finally-good-nuclear-
Editorials | Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant
Savannah River Site lab wins grants to explore cost-efficient solar power

...researchers will use two grants totaling $6.3 million to explore ways to make solar energy cost-competitive with other energy sources by 2020.The awards are part of the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative, a collaborative national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-16/savannah-river-site-lab-wins-