Category Archives: Nuclear

GEH Inks Contract to Build BWRX300 at OPG’s Darlington Site

GEH Inks Contract to Build BWRX300 at Darlington Framatome and Ultra Safe Nuclear in Joint Venture to Manufacture Fuel Radiant Industries Partners with Centrus Energy for HALEU Fuel Oklo Submits Plans For Licensing Of Nuclear Fuel Recycling First Light Fusion … Continue reading

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NuScale’s SMR Costs Hit Hard by Inflation

NuScale Small Modular Reactor Costs Hit Hard by Inflation The cost of building the nation’s first small modular reactor (SMR) is rapidly escalating due to the impact of as yet uncontrolled inflation in key commodity areas. According to a set … Continue reading

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NRC Certifies NuScale 50 MW SMR

NRC Certifies NuScale 50 MWe SMR Michael Goff, Ph.D., Named Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy DOE Increases Consent-Based Siting Funding Opportunity to $26 Million NIA Report Offers Vision of a ‘Whole Government Effort’ for Nuclear Reactor Deployment NRC … Continue reading

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Japan and US Sync Up for Exports of Nuclear Reactors

Japan & US Join Forces to Gain Global Market Share for New Nuclear Power Plants Japan & US in Joint Nuclear Fuel Testing at the Idaho National Laboratory Holtec’s SMR-160 Nuclear Steam Supply System Could Repurpose Coal Plants General Fusion … Continue reading

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Six SMR Firms File for UK Generic Design Assessment

Six SMR Firms File for UK Generic Design Assessment NuScale Submits Design Approval Application to NRC For Updated Voygr Reactor Japan’s Push to Restart Nuclear Reactors Delayed Rokkasho Spent Fuel Reprocessing Plant Delayed Again UK £75 Million Nuclear Fuel Fund … Continue reading

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Q&A with General Fusion – Getting Down to Brass Tacks

                  Q&A with General Fusion – Getting Down to Brass TacksEditor’s Note: The phase “Get down to brass tacks” is an idiomatic expression, like a ‘dime a dozen,’ meaning – to start … Continue reading

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Neutron Bytes will be Off for the Xmas Holiday

Seasons Greetings Neutron Bytes is taking a break for the  Xmas holiday. In 2023 the blog will enter its 16th year of publication. Resolve in the new year to be safe, be healthy, and be kind to one another. # … Continue reading

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Russia Submits Bid for Saudi Arabia’s Twin Nuclear Reactors

Russia Submits Bid for Saudi Arabia’s Twin Nuclear Reactors ThorCon Partners with Bureau Veritas to Advance its 500 MW MSR Philippines / Utility Applying For US Grant For SMR Feasibility Study Barakah / Unit 3 Reaches Full Power With Commercial … Continue reading

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Lightbridge Inks Strategic Partnerships with INL

Lightbridge Inks Strategic Partnership with INL GAIN Announces 1st Round FY23 Nuclear Energy Vouchers HALEU Fuel Delays Set Back TerraPower’s Natrium Reactor by Two Years Canada’s Portland Holdings to Invest $350M in Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation UK / £77 Million … Continue reading

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Announcement about the Neutron Bytes Twitter Feed

Due to the escalating chaos taking place on Twitter the blog’s Twitter account  of @djysrv is going on hiatus.  I will no longer post my Tweets there which, in addition to their purpose of informing readers, also serve to support … Continue reading

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