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Holtec Plans 160 MWe SMR at Oyster Creek Nuclear Site in NJ

Holtec Airs Plans for 160 MWe SMR at Oyster Creek, NJ, Site Holtec Submits a Key Topical Report on SMR-160 to the NRC China Starts Building a Second CFR-600 Fast Reactor Call For Nuclear Coalition To Challenge Rising Influence Of … Continue reading

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Top Posts for 2020 at Neutron Bytes

As 2020 has come to close, it is time to check in on what readers found most interesting on this blog.  Here are the top posts for 2020 based on Google Analytics data. COVID-19 News: Nuclear Workers May Live On-Site … Continue reading

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Japan’s MOX Fuel Plan Gets a Green Light, but Reprocessing Start Delayed for Two Years

Japan Struggles to Make Progress with MOX Fuel Program Despite Ambitious Goals DOE ARDP Program Awards $20 million for Advanced Reactor Concepts BWXT to Start $106.6 Million Microreactor Design Project Battelle Energy Alliance and NASA Seek Private Industry Partners to … Continue reading

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Will the UK Govt Take a £20bn Equity Stake in Sizewell?

Will the UK Government take an Equity Stake in Sizewell C? DOE Grants $30M to Five US Firms for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Designs Canada Outlines Next Steps for Progress on Small Modular Reactor Technology Will UK Govt Take a £20bn … Continue reading

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Nuclear Reactors Cost Too Much. Here are Some Ideas to Fix it.

New Nuclear Economics Book has an Action Plan for Dealing with Reactor Costs MIT Study Cites Changes to Design and Fabrication as Key Drivers of Overruns EDF Commits to Success Factors on Costs for Next EPRs to Be Built in … Continue reading

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UK to Invest $700M in SMRs as Part of 10 Point Plan

Boris Johnson’s 10 Point Plan is Missing a Few Points Idaho Site Selected for DOE Versatile Test Reactor Bipartisan Legislation Offered To Revitalize Nuclear Energy Industry Danish Nuclear Lands $24 million for First Asian Reactor Czech PM Signals Delay in … Continue reading

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Dan’s Idaho Nuclear Chili Recipe

This is a Thanksgiving tradition now published for the 14th year in a row here and  previously at my former blog Idaho Samizdat (2007-2012) In the spirit of Thanksgiving, and wanting to take a break from reading, thinking, and writing about … Continue reading

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Rolls-Royce Enlists Exelon to Help Deploy 16 440MW PWR

Rolls Royce Inks MOU with Excelon for 440MW Reactors in UK Rolls-Royce Signs New Build Nuclear Energy MOU with CEZ NuScale Bumps Up Power Rating of its SMR Holtec Accelerates US NRC Design Certification for SMR-160 UK / US Consortium … Continue reading

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Feds Pump $10M into Xcel Energy for Hydrogen Production

DOE/INL Fund $10M for Hydrogen Production at Xcel Nuclear Reactor John Wagner Named INL Director BWXT Fires Up TRISO Fuel Manufacturing Operations Terrestrial Energy Inks Molten Salt Testing Program at ANL ORNL to Produce Solid Metal Hydride Moderator for Advanced … Continue reading

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Canada’s SMR Developers Focus on Process Heat

Canadian Developers of Small Modular Reactors Focus on Process Heat Terrestrial Energy Receives Canadian Government Funding for IMSR Generation IV Nuclear Plant New Los Alamos National Laboratory Spin-Off Aims To Put Nuclear Reactors In Space Canadian Developers of Small Modular … Continue reading

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