Category Archives: Nuclear

Letter to Editor at NYT about UAE Nuclear Energy Program

Letter to the Editor, New York Times Reference  NYT 08/01/20 – U.A.E. Becomes First Arab Nation to Open a Nuclear Power Plant. The launch is raising concerns about the growing number of nuclear programs in the volatile Middle East. This … Continue reading

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ThorCon Inks MOU to Develop a 50MW Thorium Reactor for Indonesia

ThorCon to Develop 50MW Thorium Fueled Reactor in Indonesia Leading to 500MW Units Built in Shipyards. Rosatom Pitches Indonesia for Conventional Light Water Reactors USNC Collaborates with South Korean Industry Leaders to Develop Advanced Nuclear Reactor Power Systems CEZ Signs … Continue reading

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US Agency to Fund Nuclear Energy Exports

US Agency to Fund Nuclear Energy Exports India’s First New PHWR Kakrapar 3 Achieves First Criticality Czech Government Approves Interest-Free Loan for New Reactor at Dukovany Romania / Government Close To Signing Agreement On New Cernavoda Units Russia / Reload … Continue reading

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INL Requests Partners to Develop Nuclear Reactors to Use on the Moon and Mars

Idaho National Laboratory Issues RFI for Nuclear Power Systems for Moon and Mars NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Gets its Nuclear Power source for a July 30 Launch Senate Passes Nuclear Energy Leadership Act In Defense Authorization Bill The Battelle Energy … Continue reading

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Ohio House Speaker, Four Others, Charged in $60M Bribery, Money Laundering Scheme for Legislation to Save Two Ohio Nuclear Plants

Five people, including Larry Householder, the Speaker of Ohio’s House of Representatives, have been charged in a federal racketeering conspiracy involving $60M spent to pass legislation last year to provide financial support to two nuclear power plants. The bill provides … Continue reading

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Czech Govt / CEZ Deal for New 1200 MW Reactor at Dukovany Nears Finish Line

Czech Govt Deal with CEZ for New 1200 MW Reactor at Dukovany Expected Soon Romania / Prime Minister Sets Up Committee To Consider New Cernavoda Units UAE Completes Unit 2 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant U-Battery Awarded £10 million to … Continue reading

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Advanced Reactors / Capex Of $3,000/kW Represents ‘Attractive Investment’

(NucNet) Advanced nuclear power reactors that cost less than $3,000/kW in capital expenditure will represent an attractive investment and create the most value for plant owners, a new study has found. The latest study, by LucidCatalyst for the US government-funded … Continue reading

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China Ramps Up New Nuclear Reactor Construction

China expands nuclear new build; 6-8 new starts a year for next five years China in dual disputes with UK that could impact its export plans there China nuclear energy by the numbers Other Nuclear News Westinghouse Program Awarded £10m … Continue reading

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In Congress July 4, 1776

About this photo This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the Declaration of Independence was presented to the Second Continental Congress. The document stated the principles for which the Revolutionary War was being … Continue reading

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Update on Russian Fast Reactor Projects

MBIR Seeks International Partners. Completion set for 2025 BN-600 Up for 15 year life extension to 2040 Progress milestones for the BREST OD 300 prototype Other Nuclear News X-energy Teams with Nuclear Fuel Industries to Supply TRISO Fuel to Japan’s … Continue reading

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