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Canada’s SMR Development Plan Leaves the Station

Roadmap shows Canada can lead in development of SMRs Significant challenges face vendors and utilities to open these markets The Canadian Nuclear Association said (CNA) that a roadmap released this week for the deployment of small modular reactors (SMRs) lays … Continue reading

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GE Hitachi Tapped for Design Work on Advanced Test Reactor

The Idaho National Laboratory has awarded a subcontract to GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy to support the conceptual design, cost/schedule estimate and safety framework activities for a proposed fast spectrum Versatile Test Reactor (VTR). The test reactor will be a critical … Continue reading

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US Clamps Down on Nuclear Technology Exports to China

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE), acting as the point agency for the Trump Administration, announced new policy guidance regarding China that is intended to prevent Beijing from illegally diverting nuclear technologies and materials from civil to military programs. The policy … Continue reading

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DOE Releases EIS for Advanced Nuclear Fuels Work at INL

The Department of Energy (DOE) has taken the next step in a daisy chain of policy and administrative actions needed to support efforts by U.S. companies to develop and deploy new reactor technologies and to have access to advanced uranium-based … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Group Seeks SMRs for Island Electric Power

Puerto Rican Engineers and US Executives Explore Opportunities for Small Modular Reactors to Reinvent Puerto Rico’s Energy Infrastructure The Nuclear Alternative Project, a volunteer-based organization composed of University of Puerto Rico alumni, in partnership with the United Nuclear Industry Alliance … Continue reading

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New Fire Movie about Nuclear Entrepreneurs Released

After playing at a series of prestigious film festivals, the movie New Fire about the development of innovative nuclear reactor technologies by multiple independent teams is now in general release online.  ( Trailer ) Online venues now include iTunes, Google … Continue reading

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INL’s Rita Baranwal Nominated to be DOE A/Sec of Nuclear Energy

The post, which has been vacant for almost two years, will be filled by a superbly qualified nuclear technology manager The Idaho Falls Post Register reported this week that Rita Barta the head of the Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in … Continue reading

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