Supply Chain

Oklo, Centrus eye creation of nuclear fuel hub

Sep 14, 2023

An agreement between advanced fission technology start-up Oklo and nuclear fuels and services provider Centrus Energy shows how sector synergies could keep costs down when scaling...

LTOs, SMR deployment hang on building out supply chains

Feb 1, 2023

It is essential to strengthen and expand supply chains for the coming deployment of advanced nuclear reactors and for lifetime extensions, say those in the industry.

US ramps up advanced fuel production capabilities

Dec 14, 2022

The United States is ramping up its advanced fuel manufacturing capabilities in an effort to secure a domestic supply through increased congressional appropriations and the creation of...

Finding a workforce may be nuclear's largest challenge

Sep 21, 2022

The global nuclear industry faces many challenges, from the technical, including waste management and fuel availability, to the political, including regulation and social acceptance,...

US nuclear applauds commitment behind Inflation Reduction Act

Aug 24, 2022

The U.S. government’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) reflects a bi-partisan commitment to the nuclear industry and will help boost global competitiveness and shore up domestic supply...

Utilities eye laser enriched uranium in push to diversify

Jul 28, 2022

U.S. utilities are eying uranium enrichment with laser rather than centrifuge ahead of a potential collapse of Russian supplies and as developers of next generation reactors seek more...

Alternative enrichment tech may struggle to take hold

Jul 28, 2022

The slow uptake of new nuclear power plants in the United States and Europe and existing stockpiles of enriched uranium mean laser enrichment may struggle to gain a hold against the...

US urges haste on domestic HALEU plan as Russia faces isolation

Mar 22, 2022

The United States must urgently launch a comprehensive plan to produce industrial quantities of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) as closing supply chains from Russia leave the U...

Spain regulator blocks uranium mine; GE Steam Power, OPG sign Darlington installation project

Jul 20, 2021

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Nuclear financing troubles track waning acceptance

Mar 23, 2021

Financing new nuclear power projects can be prohibitively expensive but investors will continue to demand high premiums as long as the technology is viewed by the general public and,...