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Nuclear Energy Projects Move Ahead Despite Global Virus Threat

Canadian Partnership Announces SMR Fuel Research Rolls-Royce and Turkey’s EUAS  Plan Joint SMR Construction Effort NRC Issues Draft EIA For Holtec Spent Fuel Facility In New Mexico Indonesia Dusts Off Plans for Nuclear Energy IAEA Addresses Safety of Smart Devices … Continue reading

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DOD Awards $39M to Three Firms to Design Microreactors

US Defense Department Awards Contracts Worth $39 Million Units could also be used for civilian applications like disaster response work (NucNet) The US Department of Defense has issued three contracts for companies to start design work on mobile, small nuclear reactors, … Continue reading

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COVID-19 News: Nuclear Workers May Live On-Site During Virus Crisis

Nuclear Reactor Operators May Live at their Plants The New York Times reports via Reuters that the nation’s electric power utilities are planning to set up housekeeping for cadres of healthy workers at the plants to keep the lights on … Continue reading

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Oklo Submits COL to NRC for 1.5MW Reactor

Oklo Submits the First Combined License Application for an Advanced Fission Plant. Oklo’s combined license application for the Aurora powerhouse is the first to be submitted for an advanced fission plant. Oklo is the first to submit a combined license … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Resources

Note to Readers: The sources listed below are your best and most credible online sites for information on the COVID-19 virus. World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus (COVID-19) # … Continue reading

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IAEA Supports Testing for Detection of the Coronavirus with Diagnostic Kits and Training to Use Them in 14 Countries

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will provide diagnostic kits, equipment and training in nuclear-derived detection techniques to countries asking for assistance in tackling the worldwide spread of the coronavirus causing COVID-19, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi announced this week. … Continue reading

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One Hit, One Strike Out, and a Base on Balls

Argentina Positions a 25 MW SMR for Export No Deal for Westinghouse with India GEH Sets Progress on BWRX-300 Vendor Design Review with CNSC First Open-Source Blueprint for Nuclear Plant Design Argentina Positions a 25 MW SMR for Export Argentina … Continue reading

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