Tag: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Top 6 Nuclear Power Achievements of the Year

December 26, 2019

Via: Power Magazine

The past year has been filled with firsts for the nuclear power industry. Three power plants sporting first-of-a-kind reactors entered commercial operation, while the first U.S. AP1000 nuclear project reached key milestones on its path to completion. Furthermore, the U.S. […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

New Digital Safety System Controller Approved for Nuclear Plants

November 15, 2018

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the use of Mitsubishi Electric Total Advanced Control (MELTAC) Nplus S digital safety system controllers in U.S. nuclear power plants. While new to the U.S. industry, Mitsubishi said the MELTAC system is already […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Can We Make A Nuclear Reactor That Won’t Melt Down?

January 24, 2018

Via: Forbes

Yes we can. It’s called a small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) and NuScale Power is the company that will build the first one in America. Last year, they submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission the first design certification application […]