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Westinghouse Inks Major Nuclear Reactor Deal in Ukraine

Westinghouse Inks Major Nuclear Reactor Deal in Ukraine Holtec Inks SMR Design Deal with South Korea’s Hyundai KHNP Consortium Aiming for Nuclear Plant Projects in Czech Republic and Poland NRC Indicates Acceptance of Kairos Safety Evaluation William Magwood / The … Continue reading

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A Call to Action – Save the Versatile Test Reactor

The House Appropriations Committee zeroed out funding for the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) for 2022. The reasons were mostly due to an absence of organized advocacy for it from commercial developers of advanced nuclear reactor designs, individually and as a … Continue reading

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INL & NASA Seek Industry Partners to Design a Nuclear Power Plant for the Moon

Battelle Energy Alliance, NASA Seek Industry Partners To Design Nuclear Power System For Lunar Applications NASA Thinks US Needs Nuclear-powered Spacecraft to Stay Ahead of China Utah State University’s Space Dynamics Laboratory wins $1 billion contract from AFRL for Space … Continue reading

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Rolls-Royce 470 MWe Design to Begin GDA in 2022

UK / Rolls-Royce Begins Generic Design Assessment Process For 470-MW SMR Design Qatar to Take £100m Stake in Rolls-Royce Nuclear Reactor Business Nuclear Finance Revamp Will Attract U.K. Pension Funds, EDF Says France Plans on Building Nuclear Reactors Again UK … Continue reading

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Southern Launches Molten Chloride Reactor Effort

Southern Nuclear Team To Build, Operate a Molten Chloride Reactor at INL Oklo Teams Up with Centrus to Produce U.S.-based HALEU Fuel Supply Kazakhstan / Nuclear Fuel Assembly Manufacturing Plant Opens In Joint Venture With China NuScale, Prodigy and Kinectrics … Continue reading

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TerraPower Selects Kemmerer WY for Natrium Reactor

TerraPower has selected the site of an existing coal plant in Kemmerer, Wyoming, as the preferred site for advanced reactor demonstration plant. The project will bring a fully functioning Natrium power plant to a retiring coal generation site. (press statement) … Continue reading

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Report on Options to Keep Diablo Canyon Open

Report – Options to Keep Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Open Q&A with MIT Team on Diablo Canyon Plant Report Ghana Prepares to Issue Tender for a Nuclear Power Plant Argentina Restarts Work on CAREM-25 SMR Russia / First Batch Of … Continue reading

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Rolls Royce Raises £405M for its 16 Unit fleet of 470Mwe PWRs

Rolls Royce Raises £405M for its 16 Unit fleet of 470Mwe PWRs The Financial Times, London, reports that an industry consortium led by Rolls-Royce, the British government, will jointly pump £405M (USD$546M) into the development of a fleet of mini-reactors … Continue reading

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NuScale Opens Effort to Sell / Build SMRs in Romania

NuScale Opens Effort to Sell / Build SMRs in Romania Bulgaria Signs MOU with Fluor for NuScale SMRs U.S. State Department Offers $25M to Support Using Nuclear Energy to Replace Coal INL – Microreactors Could Replace Diesel Generators Helion Fusion … Continue reading

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OECD/NEA Nuclear Energy in the Circular Carbon Economy: A Report and Recommendations to the G20 and COP26

Nuclear Energy in the Circular Carbon Economy (CCE) A Report to the G20 and COP26 This report by OECD?NEA highlights the potential role of nuclear in contributing to the circular carbon economy as a low-carbon source of electricity, but also … Continue reading

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