Tag: modular reactors

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

What are the nuclear technologies of the future?

February 6, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

The tumultuous events impacting the energy sector over the past year have highlighted the benefits of nuclear technology, according to Crawforth. This has accelerated the development of progressive nuclear technologies, in turn, causing a new wave of nuclear deployment across […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Power Plants Scale Down To Pump Out Sustainable H2

November 14, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

The prospects for building a new fleet of full-sized nuclear power plants in the US is growing dimmer by the minute, but a tiny candle of hope has begun to flicker in the emerging area of small modular reactors. In […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Canada’s OPG and Czech Republic’s ČEZ Partner to Advance SMR and Other Nuclear Technology

October 13, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Czech Republic-based ČEZ are collaborating to advance deployment of nuclear technology, including small modular reactors (SMRs). The companies said they signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Oct. 11, with an aim to “reduce financial, […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

The role of small modular nuclear reactors in meeting climate goals

November 8, 2021

Via: Power Engineering

Small modular nuclear reactors could play an important role in decarbonizing power grids and meeting climate goals set by the Paris Agreement, according to a new report. Wood Mackenzie estimates that the world needs $2 trillion in capex to build […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear part of US Northwest’s optimal clean energy mix, study shows

February 4, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The study by San Francisco-based consulting group Energy + Environmental Economics (E3) was commissioned by Energy Northwest as part of long-term effort to evaluate all carbon-free options that can maintain system reliability while ensuring residents of Washington state have enough […]