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Dan Yurman ~ For breaking nuclear news follow me on Twitter @djysrv or http://www.twitter.com/djysrv ~ Welcome Page for Neutron Bytes Blog ~ https://neutronbytes.com/2014/08/31/welcome-post/ Email me: djysrv@gmail.com ~ Mobile via Google Voice 216-369-7194 ~ Header Image Credit: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110904.html ** The content of this blog is protected by copyright laws of the U.S. "Fair use" provisions apply. The RSS feed is for personal use only unless otherwise explicitly granted **

Argonne’s IFR to Live Again at Point Lepreau, New Brunswick

ARC Nuclear and New Brunswick Power (NB Power)  have agreed to work together to take the necessary steps to develop, license, and build an advanced small modular reactor (SMR) based on ARC Nuclear’s Gen IV sodium-cooled fast reactor technology. In … Continue reading

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Japan Says Burning MOX is Key to Reduce Plutonium Stocks

Efforts to Speed Up Reactor Restarts Using MOX May Get a Boost Nuclear reactor restarts for units that can burn mixed oxide fuel (MOX) in Japan are now more likely following the release of a government energy plan that confirms … Continue reading

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Jordan Downsizes its Nuclear Energy Ambitions to SMRs

Jordan to replace a deal with Rosatom for two full size PWRs with one with South Korea for its SMART SMR design Jordan cites the financial burden of funding $10 billion for the two 1000 MW Rosatom VVERs Jordan has … Continue reading

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In Congress July 4, 1776

About this photo This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the Declaration of Independence was presented to the Second Continental Congress. The document stated the principles for which the Revolutionary War was being … Continue reading

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UK’s £200M Nuclear Deal Could Lead To First SMR

The UK government has announced an ambitious £200m ($262M) funding deal with the nuclear sector that could lead to a new generation small modular reactor (SMs) to be built at an existing nuclear site in north Wales. Of the total … Continue reading

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Navy Nuclear Fuel Recycling Program Approved By Senate

The bipartisan proposal secured by Senators Crapo, Risch, and Whitehouse would fund a program to reuse spent naval fuel for advanced reactor technologies. A pilot plant is planned to be built at the Idaho National Laboratory. The Idaho National Laboratory … Continue reading

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Three Western Reactors Headed for Startup in China

Unit 1 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant, a Westinghouse AP1000, located in China’s Zheiang province, has achieved first criticality. Update below Unit 1 of the Haiyang nuclear power plant, a Westinghouse AP1000, located in China’s Shandong province, is loading … Continue reading

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