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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.

Nuclear must be part of taxonomy, say unions; HPC delayed over COVID-19

Feb 9, 2021

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

Progressive misgivings over nuclear unlikely to derail US strategy

Jan 26, 2021

The new U.S. Democratic leadership is making positive noises for the continuation, and possible expansion, of the previous administration’s own beefed up nuclear strategy despite the...

New nuclear, LTO among cheapest low carbon options, report shows

Jan 12, 2021

New nuclear power will be among the cheapest dispatchable, low-carbon power producing technology by 2025 while extending the life of existing nuclear plants is the most cost effective...

A giant leap for nuclear as reactors head to the Moon and Mars

Dec 22, 2020

The U.S. space agency NASA has used nuclear-driven power systems in its missions since the sixties, but a new directive to establish base camps on the Moon and Mars will see nuclear...

UK nuclear plan seen as tentative step in the right direction

Dec 8, 2020

The British government’s energy plan, as laid out in recent policy papers, is a step in the right direction for nuclear, but lacks key details, say industry insiders.