Tag: nuclear power industry

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

How Microreactors Could Change the Nuclear Power Industry (and the World)

December 21, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

What is a microreactor and why would you want one? The definition could be debated, but nuclear reactors in the 1 MW to 20 MW range generally fit the bill, and there are countless possible applications for the technology. “This […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

USA, Japan need new nuclear, says US Commerce Secretary

December 20, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

In his speech at the 12th Annual US-Japan Roundtable Conference held in Washington DC on 18 December, Ross called for a “technological revival” of the nuclear power industry. “Nuclear is and must remain an essential part of our energy mix […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Return of Idaho Test Reactor rare win for U.S. Nuclear Energy

December 17, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY, Idaho (AP) — A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a nearly quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Russia completes second reactor for Ural icebreaker

October 18, 2018

Via: World Nuclear News

The first of the two reactors for the vessel was shipped on 24 September and the second on 16 October, and Zio-Podolsk said it has thus completed this stage in its “significant contribution to the development and updating of the […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Two Federal Courts May Have Just Saved The Nuclear Power Industry

October 15, 2018

Via: Forbes

States that want to keep their aging nuclear power fleet from retiring now have a court-approved roadmap for doing so. That’s because two federal courts of appeals last month upheld very similar state laws in Illinois and New York aimed […]