Category Archives: Nuclear

Is There New Hope for UK’s Wylfa Nuclear Project?

Is There New Hope for UK Wylfa Nuclear Project? UK / Head Of EDF ‘Demands Clarity’ on Funding For New Nuclear Projects include Sizewell C China Launches CAP1400 a New Generation III Reactor Design US / DC Based Energy Impact … Continue reading

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Big News for Nuclear Energy in Small Packages

Netherlands Looks to SMRs for Green Energy Policy Finland SMR Project Aims to Build Them for District Heating and Export Micro-Reactor Startup Radiant Raises $1.2M in Angel Funding X-energy Signs Agreement with Hatch to Promote Canadian SMR Development Other Nuclear … Continue reading

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Webinar: National Reactor Innovation Center 9/29 5:00 PM ET

The National Reactor Innovation Center (NRIC) launches the first webinar in its series “What Inspires Us”. This 90-minute webinar will be moderated by Ashley Finan, director of the National Reactor Information Center. She will be joined by Mark Peters, Idaho … Continue reading

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Hitachi Calls it Quits for UK Wylfa Nuclear Project

Hitachi Ends Its Engagement at Wylfa Rolls Royce to Offer Mid-size Reactor as a Lifeline for Wylfa Site Nuclear Essential to Hydrogen Future, says LucidCatalyst Hitachi Calls it Quits for UK Wylfa Nuclear Project UK / Hitachi Confirms Plans To … Continue reading

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TerraPower Teams with Centrus Energy to Produce HALEU Fuel

TerraPower and Centrus Propose HALEU Facility CNL and Terrestrial Energy to Collaborate on IMSR Power Plant DOE Heads North to Alaska to Work on Micro Reactors World Nuclear Association Appoints Sama Bilbao y León, Ph.D as New Director General UAE … Continue reading

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NASA Seeks Industry Proposals for Compact Nuclear Power Systems to be Used in Exploration of the Moon and Mars

NASA Seeks Industry Proposals to Put Nuclear Reactors on Moon and Mars General Atomic Delivers Nuclear Propulsion Plans To NASA Framatome Partners with ADAGOS to Use AI in Nuclear Engineering CNL Announces SMR Research Partnership with Kairos Power Approval Granted … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Labor Day 2020

Neutron Bytes is taking a week off for the Labor Day holiday. In the last decade of the 19th century, Americans toiled 12 hours a day, seven days a week, often in physically demanding, low-paying jobs. Child labor at a … Continue reading

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NuScale Completes Key Milestone with NRC

NRC Issues Final Safety Evaluation Report for NuScale Small Modular Reactor Holtec Successfully Completes Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Phase 1 Vendor Design Review NRC releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Interim Storage Partners’ Consolidated Interim Storage Facility The Nuclear Regulatory … Continue reading

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TerraPower Partners with GE Hitachi to Develop a Commercial Sodium Cooled Faster Reactor that Leverages a Molten Salt Thermal System

TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Introduce Commercial Natrium [tm] Power Production and Storage System TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced on 08/27/20 the launch of the Natrium[tm] reactor and energy system architecture. This advanced nuclear technology features … Continue reading

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Bechtel, GE-Hitachi, TerraPower Tapped for Design and Build the Versatile Test Reactor

Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) has initiated contract negotiations with a team led by Bechtel National Inc. to support the design and build phase of the Versatile Test Reactor, a one-of-a-kind facility that would support research and development of innovative, clean nuclear energy … Continue reading

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