Operations & Maintenance

First ever 3D-printed component installed in reactor core

May 12, 2020

U.S.-based nuclear power group Westinghouse Electric Company installed a first-of-a-kind 3D-printed fuel component in a nuclear reactor in April as additive manufacturing technology...

Robots face nuclear challenge in European project

Apr 28, 2020

The project will focus on inspection and maintenance robotics and establish 13 Digital Innovation Hubs across a range of industries with the nuclear element seeking solutions for...

Global nuclear industry responds to COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 1, 2020

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Tennessee Valley Authority studies Browns Ferry licence extension

Feb 19, 2020

Increased efficiencies from five-year, $475-million Extended Power Uprate make business case for prolonging operation of plant.

GEH signs Poland SMR agreement; Orano wins EDF support contract

Oct 23, 2019

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WNA report highlights strong performance of older nuclear plants

Sep 11, 2019

Consistently high capacity being achieved at plants celebrating 50 years of operation.

First all-digital nuclear reactor system installed in U.S.

Jul 18, 2019

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has licensed Purdue University Reactor Number One (PUR-1) as the first entirely digital nuclear reactor instrumentation and control system in the...

Digital twin technology identified as key to increased safety and efficiency

Jul 3, 2019

Digital twinning gaining traction in nuclear plant operation.

IEA says invest in nuclear to cut emissions; Australian MPs push for nuclear; IAEA advice for nuclear newcomers

Jun 5, 2019

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NuScale, Lightbridge to develop advanced SMR fuel; UK launches 'virtual engineering' for new reactors

May 22, 2019

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