Category Archives: Nuclear

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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IAEA – Key to the Future of Nuclear Energy is Cogeneration

IAEA – Key to the Future of Nuclear Energy is Cogeneration and Renewables Royal Society / UK Report Highlights the Potential Of Nuclear Cogeneration DOE Inks New Deal with NASA for Nuclear Energy in Space Ultra Safe N Delivers Advanced … Continue reading

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NuScale gets Letter of Intent for 2500MW Project in South Africa from US Development Finance Agency

The United States International Development Finance Corp. (DFC) has signed a letter of intent to support NuScale Power LLC, a U.S. nuclear energy technology firm, to develop 2,500 megawatts of power in South Africa based on its 60MW SMR. The … Continue reading

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DOE Awards UAMPS $1.355 Billion for NuScale SMR in Idaho

DOE Cost-share Award of $1.355 billion Approved for UAMPS NuScale SMR in Idaho Framatome and General Atomics In Joint Effort to Build Fast SMR Canadian Government Invests in SMR Commercialization Plan Terrestrial Energy USA and Centrus Energy Partner on Fuel … Continue reading

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DOE Awards $80M each to TerraPower, X-Energy for ARDP

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $160 million in First Awards Under Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today (10/13/20)) announced it has selected two U.S.-based teams to receive $160 million in initial funding under the new … Continue reading

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Ontario Power Boosts Prospects for Three SMRs

Ontario Power Boosts Prospects for Three SMRs Bruce Power & Westinghouse Team Up for SMRs Cernavoda / US And Romania To Sign $8B Agreements For New Reactors CANDU Owners Group, Nuclear Energy Agency to collaborate on PHWRs UK / UK … Continue reading

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