Category Archives: Nuclear

New Fire Nuclear Movie Set for General Release in October

After playing at a series of prestigious film festivals, the movie New Fire about the development of innovative nuclear reactor technologies by multiple independent teams is slated for general release online next month.  ( Trailer ) Online venues will include … Continue reading

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Project to Demonstrate Hydrogen Production Using IMSR

Terrestrial Energy USA is partnering with utility Southern Company and several US Department of Energy national laboratories to develop innovative methods of the producing hydrogen using its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). The two-year research and development project will examine … Continue reading

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MIT: Major New Report on the Future of Nuclear Energy

The findings are that new policy models and cost-cutting technologies would help nuclear play vital role in climate solutions. Progress in reducing carbon emissions requires a broad range of actions to effectively leverage nuclear energy. Achieving deep reductions in carbon … Continue reading

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Plan for New Czech Nuclear Reactors Seen by the End of 2018

The Czech Republic plans to make several important decisions by the end of the year. The first is to figure out a method for paying for the new reactors. New units are needed at Dukovany for it aging Russian VVER … Continue reading

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The Fatal Attraction of Nuclear Weapons Lures Another Victim

Michael Shellenberger, a high profile and effective advocate for use of commercial nuclear energy, has written two controversial essays online calling for small nations to acquire nuclear weapons. His premise in the first essay is that even the appearance of having … Continue reading

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South Korea Boosts Efforts for Nuclear Reactor Exports

Several South Korean firms are pursuing opportunities in the UK, Saudi Arabia, the Czech Republic, and Romania. The export push builds on progress building four 1400 MW PWR type reactors in the United Arab Emirates  (UAE) Meanwhile the South Korean government … Continue reading

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India Doubles Down on Domestic 700 MW PHWR Design

India Doubles Down on 700 MW PHWR Design India’s installed nuclear power capacity is expected to rise with the addition of 12 new nuclear reactors. Nine of the new reactors to be built and completed by 2032 will be the … Continue reading

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