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SMR Work Advances in U.S., Canada, & China

CNL Launches Program to Accelerate SMR New Builds Canada’s national nuclear laboratory introduces new initiative to provide reactor vendors working on SMRs with access to world-class research facilities CHALK RIVER, Ontario — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) said in a press … Continue reading

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Czech Republic Releases Plan to Finance New Dukovany Units

The Czech government has approved a preliminary plan for the state owned nuclear utility CEZ to build a new nuclear power station at the existing Dukovany site. According to a report by World Nuclear News, the government, Elektrárna Dukovany II, … Continue reading

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Rita Baranwal Sworn in as A/S Nuclear

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry on July 11, 2019, officially swore in (video) Dr. Rita Baranwal as the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy. Dr. Baranwal, whom the U.S. Senate first confirmed on June 20, becomes the first woman to … Continue reading

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Congress Moves Ahead with Legislation to Promote Development of Advanced Nuclear Reactors

Bipartisan legislative efforts in the Senate and the House show that Congress is serious about promoting the development of advanced nuclear reactors. In the Senate, Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), both members of the Senate Energy & Natural … Continue reading

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France Rethinks Nuclear Energy

President Macron seems to be listening to the argument that closing nuclear power plants would jeopardise energy security and hamper efforts to reduce carbon emissions. In the 1970s France led the world in the development of commercial nuclear power plants … Continue reading

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Infographic on Small Modular Reactors

(U.S. Department of Energy) Despite efficiency improvements and a decline in annual power consumption, the United States continues to experience a higher volume of electric outages than most developed nations. Having a resilient and secure grid matters—and it’s why we … Continue reading

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Russia Leads China in New Reactor Builds for Export

According to a recent report in the Economist, the world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants. “And Russia is happy to oblige,” says the newspaper. The report sweeps the global market landscape with a quick read. Here’s … Continue reading

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