Tag: reactors

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

IAEA reviews water release from damaged Japan nuclear plant

February 15, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency on February 14 began its review of Japan’s plan to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant — a […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Energy Institute CEO Korsnick: Reactor capacity key to U.S. tackling carbon reduction crisis

March 24, 2021

Via: Power Engineering

Editor’s Note: Nuclear energy in the U.S. is the single largest resource of carbon-free power, accounting for 55 percent of that sector which includes utility -scale wind, hydro and solar. Last year, the nuclear sector didn’t add a single reactor, […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Energy Institute – Nuclear Plants Have Always Weathered the Storm. Future Reactors Will Do Even More

August 19, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

This year’s hurricane season is expected to bring “more, stronger, and longer-lived storms than average,” leading to “an extremely active season,” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s Climate Prediction Center. For years, nuclear plants have safely operated during […]