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Holtec Inks Ukraine Deal to Build SMRs

(WNN) Holtec International, Ukraine’s Energoatom and the country’s State Scientific and Technology Centre (SSTC) have formally entered into a partnership to develop the US company’s SMR-160 small modular reactor for deployment in Ukraine. Ukraine’s national nuclear operator Energoatom, the SSTC … Continue reading

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Interview with NuScale’s Jose Reyes

Jose N. Reyes, Ph.D., (right) is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of NuScale Power, and the co-designer of the NuScale passively-cooled small nuclear reactor. He agreed to do an interview by email with this blog. This is one of … Continue reading

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Global Leaders at Vancouver Energy Conference Sound an Alarm; Issue Calls for Action on Nuclear Energy to Address Climate Change

The International Energy Agency (IAE) has raised the alarm on a global scale about the decline of nuclear power for the first time in nearly two decades. IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol says that “without an important contribution from nuclear power, … Continue reading

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US SMR Firms Mark Progress Milestones in US and Canada

GE-Hitachi Starts Pre-licensing Review for BWRX-300 with CNSC Westinghouse Sets Course for Accelerated Safety Reviews in U.S. and Canada of eVinci Heat Pipe Reactor Design Westinghouse Names a New CEO Following Equity Fund Purchase of the Firm, but  Sustained Work … Continue reading

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Argentina Reports $10B Nuclear Deal with China

China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) is reported to be willing to finance $8.5 billion of the reported $10 billion cost for one 1000 MW PWR Type Hualong One.  The total cost of the deal most likely involves not only the … Continue reading

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2019 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp Comes to Europe – August 19-30

The Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp seeks to train students and early-career professionals in skills essential to accelerate innovation in nuclear energy through self-selected team projects. The 2019 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp aims at being the premier nuclear innovation contest in Europe attracting … Continue reading

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Poland Sets Plans for Nuclear Energy

Poland Takes Yet Another Run at Nuclear Energy Other Nuclear News Saskatchewan Considering SMRs to Replace coal power plants by 2030 NuScale Power and Enfission Agree to Work on Advanced Nuclear Fuels China’s CNNC Achieve Mass Production of Hualong One … Continue reading

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