Many operating plants have reached the end of their originally planned operating lives. Ironically, current concerns about the safety of nuclear power may prevent the construction of safer new facilities that incorporate the lessons learned over the past decades and by default extend the use of old plants beyond their intended lifespans.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.