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Dan Yurman ~ For breaking nuclear news follow me on Twitter @djysrv or https://www.twitter.com/djysrv ~ About this blog and disclaimers for NeutronBytes Blog ~ https://neutronbytes.com/2014/08/31/welcome-post/ ~ Email me: neutronbytes [at] gmail [dot] com ~ Mobile via Google Voice 216-369-7194 ~ I am NOT active on Facebook, Reddit or Instagram. Attempt no landings there. Header Image Credit: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110904.html ~ ** Emails sent by readers about blog posts are considered to be comments for publication unless otherwise noted. ** The content of this blog is protected by copyright laws of the U.S. "Fair use" provisions apply. The RSS feed is for personal use only unless otherwise explicitly granted.

Rolls-Royce 1st Round of Financing to Develop 470 MWe PWR

UK / Rolls-Royce ‘Has Secured Investment’ For World’s First SMR Production Line House Appropriations Sets Zero Funding for Versatile Test Reactor Idaho Lab Study of Microreactors Sees a Future for Them New Report Finds Nuclear Energy Could Play A Key … Continue reading

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New Book on Fusion – Startups are Closing in on Star Power

Build a Star, Save a Planet; New Book on Fusion – The Star Builders by Arthur Turrell Interview Q&A with the Author: What will it take for these startups to achieve commercial success? The most important energy-making process in the … Continue reading

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UK Picks HTGR Technology for Pilot SMR Program

UK Picks HTGR for Pilot SMR Program Japan’s HTTR Restarts And Could Be Used To Demonstrate Green Hydrogen Production Russia Plans More Floating Nuclear Power Plants NRC Recommends License Approval For ISP Spent Fuel Storage Facility In Texas New Video … Continue reading

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UK Gov’t Said Ready to Cut China Out of its Nuclear Plans

UK Gov’t Reported to Plan Break with China Over Nuclear Energy Investments China ‘Unveils Design’ For Next-Generation Commercial Molten Salt Reactor Nuclear Phase-out Plan a Key Issue in S. Korea Election NuScale Gets Two Investments from South Korean Firms UK … Continue reading

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ESG Reporting as a Means to Leverage Interest by Investors in Next Generation LWR and Advanced Nuclear Reactors

An opportunity exists for the global nuclear energy industry to attract investment capital and/or to lower the cost of capital, by focusing on investors who are committed to (environmental, social, governance) ESG investing. Background The key organization for engagement in … Continue reading

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China Breaks Ground for 1st Small Modular Reactor

China Breaks Ground for its 1st Small Modular Reactor NuScale Downsizes Idaho Plant from 12 to 6 Units Kairos $100 Million Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Project to be Tested in East Tennessee UK / Government ‘Close To Finalizing Legislation’ For … Continue reading

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Eskom Seeks Sites for 2500 MWe Nuclear to Be Built in 2030s

New Nuclear Power Sites Planned for South Africa Cameco, GE Hitachi and Global Nuclear Fuel to Collaborate on BWRX-300 SMR DOE and GE Hitachi Team Up to Lower Costs of Building New Nuclear Reactors Rolls-Royce, Cavendish Nuclear Sign SMR partnership … Continue reading

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NRC License Sought for USNC HTGR at University of Illinois

Ultra Safe Nuclear to Build FOAK HTGR at U. Illinois Ultra Safe Makes Progress in Canada NuScale Power Secures Investment from South Korea’s GS Energy DOE Invests $61 Million in Advanced Nuclear Energy R&D Projects Ultra Safe Nuclear to Build … Continue reading

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Poland Seeks SMRs for Process Heat Applications

Poland’s PKN Orlen Partners with Synthos to Build SMRs for Process Heat and Electricity Generation Poland / Westinghouse And Bechtel To Begin Study For First Nuclear Project Under US Grant Funding Brazil Hires Tractebel Consortium for Angra 3 Poland’s PKN … Continue reading

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In Congress July 4, 1776

Painting by John Trumbull, 1818. The artist’s work hangs in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington, DC.  Image source: Architect of the Capitol. About this Image This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the Declaration … Continue reading

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