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Nuclear News Roundup for April 23, 2017

NRC asked to Suspend Review of a License Application for West Texas Interim Storage Site for Spent Nuclear Fuel (Midland Reporter-Telegram) Waste Control Specialists (WCS) has requested that the NRC to suspend its review of its license application for an … Continue reading

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NRC, DOE to Hold Third Advanced Reactor Workshop

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Department of Energy are continuing their joint workshop series on innovative reactor technologies, April 25-26, in Bethesda, Md. “We are encouraging interested parties to continue discussing the most efficient and effective path forward to safely … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal to Save NuGen’s Moorside Nuclear Project

It involves the original choice for three Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactors It requires the South Korean nuclear giant KEPCO to be the engineering procurement construction leader (EPC) but not the investor nor the reactor vendor It requires UK government to … Continue reading

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TRISO Fuel Drives Global Development of Advanced Reactors

The development of an advanced fuel is enabling the design and deployment of new high temperature gas cooled reactors worldwide. China is a technology leader in this area. However, work is also taking place in the US and Canada. South … Continue reading

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Nuclear New Roundup for April 3, 2017

First Concrete to Be Poured at EDF’s Hinkley Point Project in UK (WNN) The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has granted its first consent for the start of construction of a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C. The … Continue reading

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Vogtle and VC Summer at Risk as Westinghouse Files for Bankruptcy

The firm filed for Chapter 11 protection and secured an $800 million bridge loan to fund operations Southern’s CEO is furious saying firm’s parent, Toshiba, is not talking to its most important customers Scana’s CEO will decide whether to abandon … Continue reading

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Southern Nuclear eyes tests of its advanced reactors by 2025

Southern Nuclear believes the nuclear industry could bring online demonstration advanced reactors by 2025 followed by commercial units shipped to customers in 2030-2035, Jessica Nissenbaum, company spokeswoman, told Nuclear Energy Insider this week. Southern Nuclear is developing a multi-technology advanced … Continue reading

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