Executive Viewpoint

NuScale targets SMR cost below $90/MWh on wider deployment

Nov 3, 2015

US Small Modular Reactor developer NuScale aims to use advanced manufacturing techniques, savings on facility costs and economies of scale to lower the Levelized Cost of Electricity of...

NuGen’s UK Moorside land deal delivers new build synergies with Sellafield: CEO

Aug 30, 2015

The proven deployment and modular construction of the US-built AP1,000 reactor make it an excellent fit for the 3.4 GW Moorside plant and NuGen can use infrastructure from nearby...

Guest Writer: Ozan Karaduman, Senior Associate at Gün + Partners

Mar 31, 2015

Ozan Karaduman, Senior Associate at Istanbul-based law firm Gün + Partners, examines the developing legal landscape impacting Turkey’s nuclear ambitions.

GUEST ARTICLE: UK must stop ‘Braxton Hicks’ approach to nuclear to meet energy security targets

Mar 31, 2015

Andrew Renton, Partner, Commercial, Bird & Bird: “Although nuclear power is probably the cheapest, large-scale, low-carbon electricity source, it is not without problems and the...

SMR: Young entrepreneur is on path to make nuclear fusion a hot commodity

Dec 5, 2014

Richard Dinan, a young and multi-sector entrepreneur explains how he hopes to create a prototype micro-fusion reactor through his start-up Applied Fusion Systems. Could big bang...

Candu ties up with Chinese firm to supply Romania with two nuclear reactors

Aug 4, 2014

Canada’s Candu Energy, a subsidiary of engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, has signed an agreement with China Nuclear Power Engineering Company (CNPEC) for the construction of two nuclear...

China shows interest in Westinghouse’s $20bn nuclear deal

Aug 4, 2014

Westinghouse Electric Co. believes it could be close to a $20 billion deal with China, according to the company’s president and CEO Danny Roderick.

France considers reducing nuclear dependence

Aug 4, 2014

France may reduce its reliance on nuclear energy from 75 percent of its electricity production to 50 percent, French Radio station RFI reported.

Paul Vallance, Rolls-Royce: focusing on nuclear

May 22, 2014

Rolls-Royce has announced it is divesting most of its energy business to focus on nuclear. Here Paul Vallance, Rolls-Royce executive vice-president, Nuclear, explains the thinking...

Jacopo Buongiorno, MIT

May 14, 2014

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have proposed a tsunami-proof nuclear concept that combines current reactor technology with a rig similar to those used...