16,000 unexplained cracks found in two Belgian nuclear reactors

February 19, 2015 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on 16,000 unexplained cracks found in two Belgian nuclear reactors

Nuclear energy is not all it’s cracked up to be. As many as 16,000 cracks have been found in two Belgian nuclear reactors, a discovery that could spell bad news for nuclear safety around the world. According to The Ecologist , the cracks were found in the steel reactor pressure vessels at the Doel 3 and Tihange 2 nuclear reactors in Belgium. The vessels contain highly radioactive cores and their failure could result in catastrophic nuclear accidents involving a massive release of radiation. Read the rest of 16,000 unexplained cracks found in two Belgian nuclear reactors Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: belgian , belgium , digby macdonald , doel 3 , nuclear energy , nuclear power , nuclear reactors , nuclear safety , tihange 2 , walter bogaerts

See the original post here:
16,000 unexplained cracks found in two Belgian nuclear reactors

Porsche to launch all-electric Tesla Model S rival in 2019, reports say

February 19, 2015 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on Porsche to launch all-electric Tesla Model S rival in 2019, reports say

Tesla has established itself pretty firmly as the leader of the electric car pack, but it may have to watch its back as more conventional car companies look to get into the green car game. According to reports , Porsche looks to be the latest contender with engineers now at work on an all-electric sedan of their own. But how will the newcomer rival Tesla’s formidable  Model S P85D? Read the rest of Porsche to launch all-electric Tesla Model S rival in 2019, reports say Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 717 , afforable ev , all-electric , cayenne , electric car , electric vehicle , ev , four door , green car , luxury sedan , porsche , porsche electric car , tesla , tesla model-s

See more here:
Porsche to launch all-electric Tesla Model S rival in 2019, reports say

Bad Behavior has blocked 2550 access attempts in the last 7 days.