Britain Announces Facility to Produce HALEU Fuel for Nuclear Reactors

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 19:18:46 +0000

British officials said the UK government will invest about £200 million (more than $251 million) for a project to build Europe’s first production facility for high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU). Officials […]

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High-Burnup Nuclear Fuel Rods Delivered for Examination After Having Completed Three Cycles of Commercial Operation

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 12:58:46 +0000

High-burnup fuel rods, manufactured by GE Vernova’s Nuclear Fuel business, Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), have been delivered to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for […]

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Congress Approves Ban on Imports of Enriched Uranium From Russia

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 May 2024 19:22:39 +0000

The U.S. Senate on April 30 passed—by unanimous consent—a bill to ban imports of unirradiated low-enriched uranium (LEU) produced in Russia. The bill now heads to the president’s desk for […]

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POWER Digest [May 2024]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 10:03:54 +0000

IRENA: 70% Global Renewable Deployment Led by Asia in 2023. Global renewable deployment over 2023 reached a total capacity of 3,870 GW—a new record in the power sector, according to the International

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Nuclear Supply Chain for the BWRX-300 SMR Takes Shape

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:45:16 +0000

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is forming a group of qualified supply chain companies to help ensure the deployment of its BWRX-300 small nuclear modular reactor (SMR). The move comes […]

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GE Vernova in March suggested its SMR business could be scaled up to generate more than $2 billion in annual revenue by the mid-2030s. This image shows GE Vernova’s priority regions for SMR growth. Courtesy: GE Vernova

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Vogtle Unit 4 Achieves Commercial Operation, Now Largest Nuclear Power Plant in the U.S.

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2024 14:41:01 +0000

The road was long and the challenges difficult, but Plant Vogtle is now the largest nuclear power plant in the U.S., as Unit 4 was declared commercially operational on April […]

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Federal U.S. Power Sector Initiatives Went Full Throttle in April: Here’s the List

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 11:14:09 +0000

The Biden administration has unveiled several sweeping actions over the past month aimed at boosting clean energy deployment, enhancing manufacturing jobs, and reducing pollutant emissions across the power sector. The […]

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NRC Advances Rule to Streamline Advanced Nuclear Reviews

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2024 14:12:05 +0000

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has voted to codify proposed changes to streamline a key environmental review process for advanced nuclear reactors. Nuclear advocates lauded the measure as one of […]

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South Korean Nuclear Power Plant Will Assess Feasibility of Medical Isotope Production

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 22:31:08 +0000

Framatome and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to demonstrate the feasibility of producing non-carrier added lutetium-177, a medical isotope used for a […]

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Massive Electrical and Instrumentation Contract Awarded for Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Project

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 13:03:23 +0000

BGEN, one of the UK’s largest engineering firms, has been awarded an £84 million project by GE Steam Power Systems to provide electrical and instrumentation solutions to Hinkley Point C […]

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