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In Congress July 4, 1776

About this photo This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the Declaration of Independence was presented to the Second Continental Congress. The document stated the principles for which the Revolutionary War was being … Continue reading

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Update on Russian Fast Reactor Projects

MBIR Seeks International Partners. Completion set for 2025 BN-600 Up for 15 year life extension to 2040 Other Nuclear News X-energy Teams with Nuclear Fuel Industries to Supply TRISO Fuel to Japan’s High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (HTGR) NRC Accepts Centrus Energy … Continue reading

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NRC Accepts Oklo Micro Reactor License Application for Review

Micro and Small Modular Reactor News NRC Accepts Oklo Micro Reactor License Application for Review Canadian Companies Form JV To Build And Own Chalk River Plant Fermi Energia / US Venture Capital Fund Invests In Estonia SMR Company NuGen Receives … Continue reading

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China Nuclear Energy News for 06/14/20

Chinese Nuclear Generating Capacity to Double by 2030 HTGR at Shandong Delayed CFR600 Advanced Reactor Expected to Complete Construction in 2023 China Faces Mixed Futures in the UK Huawei Issues Threaten UK Nuclear New Build Recent Developments in China’s Commercial … Continue reading

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Federal Agency Airs Plan to Finance Exports of Nuclear Power Plants

With an eye towards eventually helping the U.S. compete in the global nuclear market to counter the export efforts by Russia and China, a key federal agency announced June 10th that it has opened a 30-day public comment period to … Continue reading

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Japan’s HTGR Gets Green Light for Restart

Japan HTGR Cleared to Resume Operations Japan’s Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Plant Gets Safety Review OK’d Recent NRC Actions for Two Proposed Interim Storage Sites for Spent Nuclear Fuel Japan HTGR Cleared to Resume Operations The Japan Atomic Eergy Agency (JAEA), … Continue reading

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Big News for Big Iron in UK and Czech Republic

French Utility EDF has Submitted an Application to Build Two 1600 MW EPRs at the Sizewell C Site in the UK The Government of the Czech Republic Will Lend its State Owned Utility CEZ up to 70% of the Cost … Continue reading

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New Lamps for Old: Australia, Puerto Rico Open to Efforts for Small Modular Reactors

Australia / Government To Examine SMRs As Part Of Energy Planning Puerto Rico / New Report Finds Small Modular Reactors are Feasible U.S. / New TVA Board Members Support Development Work for SMRs France / Nuclear Society Urges Government To … Continue reading

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A Short Stack of Hot Nuclear News 5/23/20

StarCore Nuclear Gets A Boost from Partnership with Investment Bank X-energy to Irradiate TRISO-X fuel with MIT’s Nuclear Reactor Lab Kairos Power and Materion Partner To Develop And Supply Materials For Advanced Reactor Technology NASA has Plans for Going Nuclear … Continue reading

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DOE Kicks Off Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program

Cost sharing with industry is a key element of the $230M program The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced this week the launch of the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) within the Office of Nuclear Energy (NE). ARDP is designed … Continue reading

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