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Commitment to R&D, international presence propels Russia’s nuclear push

Sep 8, 2021

Russia’s nuclear fleet is not growing as fast as that seen in China, but its focus on research and development and expanding its international presence may give it its desired head...

Barakah Plant starts Unit 2; Global nuclear power drops in 2020

Sep 8, 2021

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

US budget omission leaves VTR proponents rushing to defend tech

Aug 24, 2021

The U.S. Congress’ decision to cut funding for the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) project in the coming fiscal year has prompted supporters of the technology to leap to its defense,...

Nuclear offers solution to maritime contamination

Aug 24, 2021

Nuclear energy can be used to power the world’s shipping industry, which already produces more greenhouse gases than the global aviation sector and is expanding, directly through...

SMRs touted as solution to Puerto Rico’s power problems

Aug 10, 2021

Puerto Rico’s power system has been devastated by hurricanes, years of bad political choices, and badly maintained infrastructure, and plans to overhaul the island’s grid must...

Helion tops 100m Celsius; UK group calls for restoration of nuclear capacity

Jun 30, 2021

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Retired coal sites seen as prime location for SMRs

Jun 15, 2021

Old, retired coal-fueled power plants are the perfect sites for small modular reactors (SMRs) as they provide usable infrastructure, an experienced workforce, and a compelling...

Moltex completes CNSC design review; UNSC microreactor enters formal licensing phase

Jun 1, 2021

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

NRC fees stifle innovation, say operators, analysts

Jun 1, 2021

The user fee model employed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is stifling innovation in the sector, creating a potential bottleneck for the regulator and must be changed...

EU confirms nuclear is sustainable; Vogtle 3 begins hot functional testing

Apr 27, 2021

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

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