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Nuclear Energy and its discreet participation in the Spanish wholesale market

By | 2018-11-06T12:06:28+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Categories: Energy Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

During the last weeks the proposal from the current PSOE government together with Podemos about limiting the price of certain technologies to contain the increasing price in the wholesale electricity market has been discussed. Specifically, the proposal aims to introduce changes in the operation of Spanish wholesale market to end over-compensation, known as "benefits fallen from [...]

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Nuclear Fusion: a unicorn or the next industrial revolution? Part II

By | 2017-10-23T06:48:59+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Categories: Energy Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , , , , |

In the first part of this double article we’ve seen that achieving nuclear fusion is indeed possible. Well… at least in the lab. In this second part, as promised, we’ll take a look at the technologies which hope to take Nuclear Fusion out of the lab and into our (very real) World, where lobbies, budgets, competition, [...]

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Nuclear Fusion: a unicorn or the next industrial revolution? Part I

By | 2017-10-23T06:49:32+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Energy Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , |

The world of the atom carries many names. Some of them are famous, like Rutherford, Bohr or Fermi, but there were many others, both before (such as Pierre and Marie Curie) and after (such as Otto Hahn or Lise Meitner). In fact, it was Lise’s nephew – Otto Frisch – that confirmed experimentally in 1939 that [...]

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NUCLEAR ENERGY: Present and Future

By | 2017-06-12T07:35:49+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog|Tags: |

Along with United States and Japan, Europe has a concentration of nuclear power plants, so any turn regarding the role of nuclear power in energy policy would change the scenario completely. There is controversy around this technology about using it to generate electricity due to its advantages and disadvantages, both of great weight and balanced making [...]

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