On Friday, the U.S Department of Energy said it is seeking private industry partners to develop small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs).
Innovative nuclear technology company General Fusion has raised C$19.5 million in a series "B" financing round.
As representatives from 190 countries meet in Bangkok for the first of three United Nations climate change conferences aimed at fine tuning an international agreement to cut carbon emissions, Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil-producing nation, is already making plans to do its part.
As Japan and the world try to learn from what went wrong at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant causing the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, questions continue to mount about the safety of nuclear power generation. In the United States questions are turning increasingly taking the shape of demands.