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Dan Yurman ~ For breaking nuclear news follow me on Twitter @djysrv or https://www.twitter.com/djysrv ~ About this blog and disclaimers for NeutronBytes Blog ~ https://neutronbytes.com/2014/08/31/welcome-post/ ~ Email me: neutronbytes [at] gmail [dot] com ~ Mobile via Google Voice 216-369-7194 ~ I am not active on Facebook. ~ Header Image Credit: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110904.html ~ ** Emails sent by readers about blog posts are considered to be comments for publication unless otherwise noted. ** 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.

Fusion Emerges as a Key Factor in UK’s Energy Future

General Fusion to Break Ground for a Pilot Plant in the UK in Three Years UKAEA Posts List of 15 Candidate Sites for Fusion Reactors IAEA’s Grossi Calls For International Cooperation On Pilot Plant Criteria TerraPower Targets 2023 for Natrium … Continue reading

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One More Time – Tar Sands Firms Pitched for SMRs

Latest Efforts to Bring SMRs to Alberta’s Tar Sands Hits Investor Headwinds South Korea Seeks Global Role in Launch of Nuclear Powered Cargo Ships Russia Starts Building a Lead-cooled Fast Reactor China Approves Construction of Its First SMR China Remains … Continue reading

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New Lamps for Old: TerraPower Plans an Advanced Reactor to Replace a Wyoming Coal Plant

On June 2, 2021, TerraPower, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and PacifiCorp announced efforts to build and operate a Natrium reactor demonstration project at a former coal plant in Wyoming. The companies are evaluating several potential locations in the state. A … Continue reading

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NuScale Scores $20M Investment from Japan’s IHI Corp

NuScale Gets New Equity Investment of $20M from Japanese Firm UK Nuclear Firm Announces HTGR Collaboration With Japan Moltex SMR Clears First Phase of CNSC VDR Regulatory Review Fluor Announces $20 Million Investment in NuScale Power from Japanese Firm Fluor … Continue reading

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China’s CFR-600 Draws Concerns as a Breeder Reactor

Updated 05/31/21 – See Addendum below.  A 600 MWe fast reactor, the CFR600, is expected to be complete by 2023. The CFR-600 is a sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron nuclear reactor under construction in Xiapu County, Fujian province, China, on Changbiao Island. … Continue reading

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Global First Submits 15 MWt SMR for License from CNSC

Global  First Small Modular Reactor Project Achieves Licensing Milestone Rolls-Royce Consortium Increases Plant’s Power,  Plans To Build Up To 10 By 2035 Idaho Lab Slated to be Pilot Site for Use of Nuclear Energy to Produce Hydrogen Doosan and KNHP … Continue reading

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NuScale Launches Effort to Deploy Floating SMRs

NuScale Teams with Canadian Firm to Deploy its SMRs via Floating Platforms Danish Firm Plans Floating SMR for Asian Customers South Korea Firms to Manufacture Floating Nuclear Power Plants South Korea / KHNP To Invest $350 Million In SMR Design … Continue reading

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TVA to Collaborate with Kairos Power on 140 MWe SMR

TVA to Collaborate with Kairos Power on Development of a 140 MWe Advanced SMR Russia Approvs’ $2.4 Billion Project To Use Five Floating Reactors For Remote Minerals Deposit UK ‘Remains Committed’ To Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Project NuScale Engages Guggenheim Securities … Continue reading

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Katy Huff to DOE as Acting @DOE_NE1 and permanent NE2

Kathryn Huff, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Dr. Kathryn D. Huff was most recently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she led the Advanced … Continue reading

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SMRs Get Wind in their Sails from 3 Seas Initiative

U.S. State Dept. Commits $5.3M to Promote SMRs Nuclear Energy Developments in 3 Seas Countries – State by State US State Department Offers Support for SMRs and 3 Seas but Not in the Same Breath Rosatom’s Fennovoima Project Revises Construction … Continue reading

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