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Turkey’s Akkuyu Nuclear Project to break ground in early 2018

Turkey has issued a power generation license to Rosatom’s Akkuyu Project But to use it Rosatom has to get a construction permit and build the reactors. (NucNet/WNN)): Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) has issued a power generation license to … Continue reading

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ANS President Announces Nuclear Grand Challenges

American Nuclear Society (ANS) President Andy Klein announced nine ANS Nuclear Grand Challenges (PDF file) that need to be resolved by 2030 at the society’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco today. They are: 1. Establish the scientific basis for modern … Continue reading

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Zero Emission Credits for First Energy Out of Reach for Now

The effort by the giant nuclear utility to get Ohio legislators to create new regulations enacting zero emission credits (ZEC) for the Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear power plants has stalled out according to news media reports. Over the past year … Continue reading

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Japan’s METI Divided About Future of Nuclear Energy

Over the course of two days the Japanese government’s powerful Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) endorsed development of new nuclear power stations and then denied that it had ever said such a thing. If you are reading the … Continue reading

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Toshiba Caps Liability for Vogtle at $3.68 Billion

It covers about 60% of the total liability for Vogtle and V C Summer Toshiba is still in talks with SCANA The Financial Times reports that Toshiba has agreed a deal to cap its liability for the Vogtle reactor project … Continue reading

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NRC license to be sought for GEH PRISM Advanced Reactor

Four U.S. nuclear energy firms have teamed to develop the basis for seeking an NRC design certification under 10CFR50 for the GE-Hitachi (GEH) PRISM advanced nuclear reactor. (PDF slide deck) Team members plan to seek DOE funding as part of … Continue reading

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Nuclear Technology Innovation Panel Lights Up NEI Conference

Advanced Reactor Pioneers at NEA Sound Bright Notes Holtec CEO: Future of industry depends on “relentless innovation” TerraPower: China and Russia are not standing still and neither should we (NEI) A measure of the momentum that is building in new … Continue reading

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