• Fri, May 17 2024

    Is Saudi Arabia Still Interested in a 3-Way Deal for Nuclear Energy?

    In a talk given at the Hudson, OH, public library on 05/16/24, Washington Post reporter David Ignatius addressed the question of whether Saudi Arabia is still interested in a three-way, three nation, deal that includes US support for its nuclear … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sun, May 12 2024

    Why Fact Checking of Audacious Claims About Nuclear Power Projects is Important

    NBC News Butte, MT, reported there is no basis for claims by a Florida man of NRC approval, nor any involvement of Westinghouse, in plan for 100 MW nuclear power plant in that city The Legacy of Idaho’s Invisible Nuclear … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, May 11 2024

    Terrestrial Energy Inks MOU with Schneider Electric for Data Centers

    Terrestrial Energy Inks MOU with Schneider Electric for Data Centers OPG Expects Nuclear Construction on 1st SMR to Start in 2025 Aalo Atomics and DOE sign Siting MOU at INL Radiant Inks MOU with Idaho Mining Firm UK to Build … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Fri, May 10 2024

    Oklo Inc. Begins Trading on the NYSE

    Oklo Inc. Begins Trading on the NYSE Oklo Inc. (NYSE: OKLO), a developer of an advanced micro reactor and nuclear fuel recycling company, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the new ticker symbol “OKLO,” effective … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sun, May 5 2024

    In New Report DOE Tackles AI for Nuclear Energy

    In  a New Report DOE Tackles AI for All Forms of Energy and Grid Management DOE’s Report Details Initiatives Related to AI and Nuclear Energy UK Office of Nuclear Regulation Issues Strategy for Using AI In a New Report DOE … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, May 4 2024

    Korea Hydro Signs on to Build Global Fleet of ARC-100 SMRs

    Korea Hydro Signs on to Build Global Fleet of ARC-100 SMRs Best and Final Bids from KHNP and EDF are in for Dukovany and Temelin Anti-Nuclear Groups Thwarted in Court Challenge Over Diablo Canyon DOE Loan Chief Jigar Shah Calls for Reopening Closed Nuclear Plants Danish Firm to Assess Use of Floating ...read more
    • Sat, Apr 27 2024

    What’s Going on in Ghana with its Nuclear Tender?

    What’s Going on in Ghana with its Nuclear Tender? A recent wire service report from an African media source implied that China has won the business of building Ghana’s first full size nuclear power plant by providing its 1,100 MW … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, Apr 27 2024

    X-Energy Gets $149M Tax Credit for TRISO Fuel Plant

    X-Energy Gets $149M Investment Tax Credit for TRISO Fuel Plant Centrus Makes First HALEU Delivery to DOE Terrestrial Energy IMSR Offered to Power Schneider Electric Data Centers EU Approves €300M Aid for Nuward’s Small Nuclear Reactor R&D UAE Reported to Plan Four More Nuclear Reactors NRC ...read more
    • Fri, Apr 19 2024

    Billions in Contract Awards to Build New Nuclear Power Plants

    While the COP 28 commitment to triple nuclear power by 2050 has been questioned as whether it is an attainable goal, progress is taking place in building new nuclear plans, as well as standing up the supply chain for them, … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Wed, Apr 17 2024

    Last Energy Targets Data Centers with a 20 MW PWR

    In the annals of trade show events taking place in Washington, DC, most exhibitors show up with elaborate Powerpoint slide decks and the occasional video. Taking a page out of the promotional legacy of P.T. Barum, who paraded a line … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, Apr 13 2024

    Oklo Offers 50 MW SMR to Power Shale Oil Operations

    Oklo Offers 50 MW SMR to Power Shale Oil Operations Newcleo Signs LFR Agreement With France’s CEA Partnership to Offer HTMR-100 SMR in South Africa UK Space Agency Awards Space Reactor Project to BWXT and Rolls-Royce NRC, Westinghouse Deny Involvement … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Fri, Apr 12 2024

    NRC is Missing the Boat on Climate Change – GAO

    NRC is Missing the Boat on Climate Change – GAO Food for Thought for Reforming the NRC Breakthrough Institute Has Five Questions for the NRC Current Legislation to Reform the NRC Risch, Warner Launch Advanced Nuclear Caucus NRC is Missing … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Tue, Apr 9 2024

    Challenges and Opportunities for Microsoft’s AI Data Centers

    Data Center Dynamics, a computer industry trade publication based in London, UK, published a report that Microsoft and OpenAI plan to build a new $100 billion supercomputer center that will require 5 GW of electrical power when completed sometime in … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sun, Apr 7 2024

    Oklo Signs $25M Deal for Data Center Power

    Oklo Signs $25M Deal for Data Center Power Norway Opens Site Selection Process for Five SMRs UK Gov’t Awards $3.4M to X-Energy and Cavendish Nuclear for Supply Chain Work New Industry Association for Maritime Nuclear Launched PSEG Nuclear To Seek … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Fri, Mar 29 2024

    Constellation Saves Millions Using Blue Wave AI Tools

    Constellation Saves Millions Using Blue Wave AI Tools TerraPower Submits Its Natrium Construction Permit Application the NRC South Korea Gears Up For Advanced Reactor Development Urenco Signs New Nuclear Fuel Contract With South Korea Eagle Rock Enrichment Plant May Fly … Continue reading U ...read more
    • Wed, Mar 27 2024

    Holtec’s Audacious Plan to Reopen Palisades Pays Off

    There are likely some celebrations taking place in Jupiter, FL, home of Holtec Intl, where the firm learned today (03/27/24) that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) announced a conditional commitment of up to $1.52 billion … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sun, Mar 24 2024

    Startup Offers AI Tool to Access NRC’s ADAMS Library

    Startup Offers AI Tool to Access NRC’s ADAMS Library NRC Says TerraPower Construction License Application for Its Advanced Reactor Needs Work Google, Microsoft, and Nucor Set Clean Tech Plan Romania To Invest in  First SMR Power Plant in 2025 France … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Thu, Mar 21 2024

    Opportunities for Using AI in the Nuclear Energy Industry

    Opportunities for Using AI in the Nuclear Energy Industry There is no shortage of ideas for using artificial intelligence to address the complex problems facing developers of new nuclear reactors as well as operators of existing nuclear power plants. For … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Mon, Mar 18 2024

    Book: Nuclear is Hot; From Glowing Steel to Public Support

    New nuclear reactors exploit heat in fluids such as molten salts, liquid sodium, or helium gas. Their red-hot temperatures in the range of 650-800C puts nearly 50% more of the reactor’s fission energy into electric energy than conventional PWRs at … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, Mar 16 2024

    IAEA Kicks Off Nuclear Summit March 21st in Brussels

    IAEA Kicks Off Nuclear Summit March 21st in Brussels Experts Outline Key Challenges for SMR Commercialization Japan’s Government to Back Restart Of Kashiwazaki Kariwa Nuclear Station Germany / Minister Announces Funding Program For First Fusion Reactor By 2040 Turkey Continues … Continue ...read more
    • Fri, Mar 8 2024

    IAEA’s Grossi Calls on World Bank to Fund Nuclear Energy

    IAEA’s Grossi Calls for World Bank Funding for Nuclear Energy European Investment Bank Calls SMRs “Bankable” NRC Sets Path Forward for Part 53 Proposed Rule on Advanced Reactor Licensing Amazon Acquires Talen’s Nuclear Powered Data Center Fuel loading Begins at … Continue reading ...read more
    • Sun, Mar 3 2024

    Orano Plans to Recycle Used Nuclear LWR Fuel in US

    Orano Partnership to Recycle Used Nuclear LWR Fuel in US Orano to Open New Isotope Production Plant in Indiana French Reactor Uses Full Core Of Recycled Uranium Fuel Tractebel And Thorizon Sign Partnership On Thorium MSR Development X-Energy Completes CNSC … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, Mar 2 2024

    MBS is a Man in a Hurry Seeking Uranium Enrichment and Nuclear Reactors

    What would be the US role in supplying it and controlling their use? MBS is a Man in a Hurry Seeking Uranium Enrichment and Nuclear Reactors Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma (MBS) is a man in a hurry to … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, Feb 24 2024

    Kairos Power Wins DOE $303M Award for Hermes Reactor

    Kairos Power Wins DOE $303M Award for Hermes Reactor AtkinsRéalis and AECL Plan 1,000 MWe CANDU Reactor India Seeks $26 Billion in Domestic Private Investment in Nuclear Energy South Korea to Invest in SMR Manufacturing Center Rolls-Royce Looks to Europe … Continue reading → ...read more
    • Sat, Feb 24 2024

    Type One Fusion to Locate Fusion Plant at TVA Site

    Type One Fusion to Locate Fusion Plant at TVA Site Princeton Team Uses AI Model To Predict Plasma Stability IAEA Designates First Collaborating Center on Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear Power UKAEA And Kyoto Fusioneering Collaborate To Develop Fusion Energy Projects … Continue reading U ...read more