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Idaho National Lab Steps on the Gas with Projects for Hydrogen Production at Three U.S. Nuclear Utilities.

Three nuclear utilities have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to partner with the Idaho National Laboratory to begin making hydrogen for commercial use. If successful, the project will have a positive impact on the utilities’ financial health. … Continue reading

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Bulgaria Weighs Offers to Begin Belene Again

Bulgaria to give Belene another go and multiple bidders show up Rosatom postpones work on BN-1200 Fast Reactor Russia plans for SMRs in far northeast based on ice breaker reactor designs Controlling costs, meeting schedules, and complying with regulations involving … Continue reading

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France Calls It Quits on Sodium Cooled Fast Reactor

Astrid Project / France drops plans to build Generation IV prototype Of the 10 sodium cooled reactors in the IAEA ARIS DBMS, three of them are in the U.S. and all are under development TerraPower and ARC Nuclear are briefly … Continue reading

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South Korea Earns NRC Design Certification for 1400MW PWR

A South Korean light water reactor (LWR) has earned a design certification from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP) which is a state-run nuclear power operator, said the certification is a first for a non-U.S.-made … Continue reading

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A Very Brief History of Nuclear Fission Reactor Powered Rocket Engines in Space – Guest OP ED

Note to Readers – Dr. Martin H. Goodman is a physician, scientist, environmentalist and a pro-nuclear advocate. He wrote this guest OP ED at the request of Neutron Bytes after he submitted this column as a long comment. It was … Continue reading

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NASA Gets Support for Nuclear Proplusion Systems in Space

Geek Wire, a Seattle, WA, online technology focused wire service, reports that the latest meeting of the National Space Council provided a forum to build support for NASA’s twin-focus plan to send astronauts to the moon in preparation for trips … Continue reading

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Japan Losing Ground on Nuclear Reactor Restarts

Japan’s TEPCO Calls It Quits for Five Reactors at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Station (Wire Services) Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) said last week it will submit a plan regarding the decommissioning of five reactors at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear station, the world’s … Continue reading

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