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ESG Reporting as a Means to Leverage Interest by Investors in Next Generation LWR and Advanced Nuclear Reactors

An opportunity exists for the global nuclear energy industry to attract investment capital and/or to lower the cost of capital, by focusing on investors who are committed to (environmental, social, governance) ESG investing. Background The key organization for engagement in … Continue reading

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China Breaks Ground for 1st Small Modular Reactor

China Breaks Ground for its 1st Small Modular Reactor NuScale Downsizes Idaho Plant from 12 to 6 Units Kairos $100 Million Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Project to be Tested in East Tennessee UK / Government ‘Close To Finalizing Legislation’ For … Continue reading

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Eskom Seeks Sites for 2500 MWe Nuclear to Be Built in 2030s

New Nuclear Power Sites Planned for South Africa Cameco, GE Hitachi and Global Nuclear Fuel to Collaborate on BWRX-300 SMR DOE and GE Hitachi Team Up to Lower Costs of Building New Nuclear Reactors Rolls-Royce, Cavendish Nuclear Sign SMR partnership … Continue reading

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NRC License Sought for USNC HTGR at University of Illinois

Ultra Safe Nuclear to Build FOAK HTGR at U. Illinois Ultra Safe Makes Progress in Canada NuScale Power Secures Investment from South Korea’s GS Energy DOE Invests $61 Million in Advanced Nuclear Energy R&D Projects Ultra Safe Nuclear to Build … Continue reading

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Poland Seeks SMRs for Process Heat Applications

Poland’s PKN Orlen Partners with Synthos to Build SMRs for Process Heat and Electricity Generation Poland / Westinghouse And Bechtel To Begin Study For First Nuclear Project Under US Grant Funding Brazil Hires Tractebel Consortium for Angra 3 Poland’s PKN … Continue reading

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In Congress July 4, 1776

Painting by John Trumbull, 1818. The artist’s work hangs in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington, DC.  Image source: Architect of the Capitol. About this Image This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the Declaration … Continue reading

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MIT Public/Private Partnership Expands Effort to Develop a 10MWe ‘Plug-and-Play’ Nuclear Battery

MIT Public/Private Partnership Expands  Effort to Develop a 10 MWe ‘Plug-and-Play’ Nuclear Battery Q&A On Nuclear Batteries – A Conversation with Jacopo Buongiorno, Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT Oklo Awarded a DOE Technology Commercialization $2M Cost Share … Continue reading

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Nuclear Thermal Propulsion is Key Enabling Technology for DARPA Effort

DARPA project for nuclear thermal propulsion adds a second track for system integration of two previously awarded contracts NAS ~ For Humans to Reach Mars Advances Are Needed in Space Nuclear Propulsion Technologies Especially in Fuels Fuel Tests / NRG … Continue reading

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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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