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China Startup – a Thorium-powered Molten-salt Reactor

China to Start Operations for a Thorium-powered Molten-salt Reactor Terrestrial Energy Signs Agreement for IMSR Deployment in Alberta Brief History of Reactor Design Efforts Related to Canada’s Tar Sands Deep Isolation / Amentum Form to Commercialize Nuclear Waste Disposal Technology … Continue reading

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IAEA’s Grossi Briefs UN Security Council on Zaporizhzhia NPP

Ukraine / IAEA’s Grossi Tells UN ‘Time Is Of Essence’ at Occupied Zaporizhzhia NPP G7 Demands Russia Hand Over Zaporizhzhia Global Nuclear Community Calls for Immediate IAEA Access to Zaporizhzhia NPP IAEA Briefs UN Security Council on Zaporizhzhia NPP (NucNet … Continue reading

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NRC Authorizes Vogtle Unit 3 Fuel Loading and Operation

NRC Authorizes Vogtle Unit 3 Fuel Loading and Operation Senate approves Caputo, Crowell for NRC Seats Nuclear Startup Last Energy Lands Polish MOU TVA And GEH Sign Agreement To Begin Design And Licensing Of SMRs ARC Canada Partners With CNL … Continue reading

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Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant Under Fire

News Headlines Paint an Alarming Picture of a Potential Nuclear Disaster Note to Readers – this is a rapidly evolving new story. Use Google News for updates.  (search string) 08/08/22 – Radiation levels remain normal after shelling at nuclear plant, … Continue reading

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DOE Decides to Build the Versatile Test Reactor at INL

DOE Decides to Build the Versatile Test Reactor at INL NRC To Certify NuScale Small Modular Reactor NRC Issues Final EIS for License Renewal of Westinghouse Fuel Fabrication Facility Westinghouse & Bechtel Complete Study for Nuclear Reactors in Poland Germany … Continue reading

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UK Gives Go-Ahead for Sizewell C Nuclear Power Plant

UK Gives Go-Ahead for Sizewell C Nuclear Power Plant EDF to Address Taishan Fuel Rod Issues for Hinkley Point and Sizewell EPR Reactors Holtec Submits Federal Loan Application For $7.4 Billion SMR Plan Kairos Power and Materion Commission Molten Salt … Continue reading

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What’s the Holdup with the HALEU Fuel Supply Chain?

Developers of advanced nuclear reactors in the US are wound up like tops over the issue of whether DOE will be able to provide HALEU fuels for their designs in time. The agency seems to be bogged down in its … Continue reading

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OPG and X-energy Team Up for Industrial Process Heat

OPG and X-energy Team Up for Industrial Process Heat OPG Updates Green Bond Framework to Include Nuclear Energy TerraPower Seeks NRC Construction Approval By 2025 NRC Issues Final EIS for Holtec’s Spent Fuel Interim Storage Facility Two Applications for SMRs … Continue reading

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South Korea Removes Shackles of Nuclear Phase Out Policy

South Korea Removes Shackles of Nuclear Phase Out Policy A Record Heat Wave in Japan May Speed Up Nuclear Reactor Restarts UK Delays Sizewell C Decision; Political Turmoil Causes Caution Flags PG&E to Submit Request to DOE for Funding to … Continue reading

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EU Parliament Goes Green for Nuclear Energy

European Parliament Votes To Include Nuclear in Its Green Taxonomy (NucNet) Members of the European parliament have decided to “follow the science” and support legislation which includes nuclear in the bloc’s sustainable finance taxonomy for green investment. ( Full text … Continue reading

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