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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.

Stakeholder coordination essential for nuclear to innovate

Apr 6, 2021

Close coordination between regulators, operators, utilities, and investors is vital if nuclear is to innovate in a safe and affordable way, say industry and regulatory experts.

Fermi signs accords with GEH, Rolls Royce; UKSMR joins Foratom

Mar 23, 2021

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

State assurance, solid management key to clearing finance wall

Feb 9, 2021

Government commitment to consistent, long-term policy and tried-and-tested, well-executed building plans will provide investors with the security they need to lend under manageable...

Nuclear financing remains a major hurdle for new plants

Feb 9, 2021

The cost of capital for a new, multi-gigawatt, nuclear power plant can be prohibitively expensive and finding a way to pay can be the make or break of a country’s nuclear plans.

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