US ENERGY DEPARTMENT GREENLIGHTS CRITICAL DECISION 1 FOR VERSATILE TEST REACTOR PROJECT

September 25, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it has approved Critical Decision 1 for the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) projec...

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FRAMATOME TO DEVELOP NUCLEAR REACTOR DIGITAL TWINS

September 24, 2020

Framatome recently partnered with the EDF Group, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and six addit...

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NUCLEAR POWER WILL CONTINUE TO PLAY KEY ROLE IN WORLD’S LOW CARBON ENERGY MIX

September 21, 2020

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released its latest projections for energy, electricity and nuclear power t...

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SSE CHERNOBYL NPP TO COMMISSION INTERIM SPENT FUEL STORAGE FACILITY

September 10, 2020

On the 7th of September, SSE ChNPP obtained a specific permit for commissioning of a nuclear facility – the Interim Spent F...

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BILL GATES’ TERRA POWER AND HITACHI LAUNCH NATRIUM REACTOR

September 05, 2020

TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced the launch of the Natrium reactor and energy system architecture. Th...

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US REGULATOR (NRC) ISSUES FINAL SAFETY EVALUATION FOR NuScale SMR

September 02, 2020

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a final safety evaluation report for NuScale’s small modular reactor design. T...

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EXELON GENERATION TO RETIRE BYRON AND DRESDEN NUCLEAL PLANTS IN 2021

August 28, 2020

Exelon Generation intends to retire its Byron Generating Station and Dresden Generating Station in fall 2021, resulting in th...

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NUCLEAR GENERATION REACHED NEAR-RECORD HIGH IN 2019

August 26, 2020

Nuclear generation reached a near-record high in 2019, with output reaching 2657 TWh, enough to meet more than 10% of the wor...

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HOLTEC INTERNATIONAL COMPLETES CANADIAN PHASE 1 REVIEW FOR ITS SMR-160

August 25, 2020

Holtec International’s SMR, LLC has successfully completed Phase 1 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Lic...

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