Category Archives: Nuclear

NRC & DOE to Share Expertise to Speed Up Development of Advanced Nuclear Reactors

NRC & DOE to Share Expertise to Speed Up Development of Advanced Nuclear Reactors Recent Developments at NRC to Streamline Licensing of Advanced Nuclear Reactors Oklo Fabricates Fuel Prototypes at Idaho National Laboratory Czech Republic PM – We Must Build … Continue reading

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Duke to Seek 20-year License Extensions for 11 Reactors

Duke Energy Announces Plans To Extend Operation Of Entire Nuclear Fleet by 20 Years At the IAEA Atoms4Climate Meeting China’s CNNC Talks About Its Confidence in a ‘New Era’ for Nuclear Energy (NucNet) Duke Energy (NY:DUK) has announced that to … Continue reading

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GE-Hitachi Kicks Off BWRX-300 SMR for Estonia

GE-Hitachi to Collaborate with Estonia Firm on BWRX-300 SMR Development ARC-100 Passes Canadian Pre-licensing Milestone BWXT to Restart TRISO Fuel Development at Lynchburg, VA, Plant Puerto Rico to Begin Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Feasibility Study ARPA-E Announces New Funding Opportunity … Continue reading

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South Korea Revamps Its Nuclear Energy Export Strategy

South Korea to Boost Nuclear Energy Exports EDF to Release Tender for Two-to-Six 1600 MWe EPRs to Be Built in France NuScale Inks MOU with CEZ for SMRs in Czech Republic Westinghouse to Acquire Rolls Royce Civil Nuclear Business Unit … Continue reading

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France Launches First SMR Development Effort

France will leverage its experience building small nuclear reactors for submarines and the expertise of state-owned EDF to create commercial small modular reactors (SMRs). South Korea and Saudi Arabia signed a new round of agreements to build a reference unit … Continue reading

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Idaho National Lab Steps on the Gas with Projects for Hydrogen Production at Three U.S. Nuclear Utilities.

Three nuclear utilities have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to partner with the Idaho National Laboratory to begin making hydrogen for commercial use. If successful, the project will have a positive impact on the utilities’ financial health. … Continue reading

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Bulgaria Weighs Offers to Begin Belene Again

Bulgaria to give Belene another go and multiple bidders show up Rosatom postpones work on BN-1200 Fast Reactor Russia plans for SMRs in far northeast based on ice breaker reactor designs Controlling costs, meeting schedules, and complying with regulations involving … Continue reading

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