Category Archives: Nuclear

New Group Calls for Nuclear Energy Policy Focus in the White House

New Group Calls for Parity in Policy Focus & Incentives Offered to Renewables and Nuclear Energy Other Nuclear News Invest in Nuclear to Galvanize Growth, says OECD-NEA Jacobs Selected by Moltex Energy to Help Develop a New Type of Nuclear … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Reported to Acquire Uranium Mill Technology from China to Make Yellowcake

The New York Times reported on August 6, 2020, that a U.S. government classified intelligence analysis includes an assessment that Saudi Arabia, working with China, was building a facility to convert uranium ore into yellowcake. This is an intermediate step … Continue reading

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USNC Collaborates with South Korean Firms to Develop Advanced Nuclear Reactor Power Systems

Hyundai Engineering, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute to Cooperate with USNC on Incorporating Key Technologies into Micro Modular Reactor U.S.-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Engineering (HEC) and the … Continue reading

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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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