Latest News

Filters

Filter by tags: Nuclear fuel Canada Japan United States Clear all tag filters

6 news articles found


Given the EU's legally binding 2050 comprehensive decarbonisation policy with adequate CO2 pricing, the closure of many large nuclear power plants in Belgium and Germany, and an EU-wide coal power phase out by 2030-2050 and the inability of intermittent renewable energy to supply the scale and quality of energy needed for continent-scale decarbonisation, there is a strong business case to deploy small modular reactors (SMRs) in the EU by 2040, writes Kalev Kallemets, co-founder and CEO of Fermi Energia.

Date: Friday, 08 October 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Viewpoint-Energy-crisis-demands-quickly-scalable-S

Terrestrial Energy has signed an agreement with Orano for the supply of nuclear fuel for its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). The agreement is part of Terrestrial's multiple-sourcing strategy and follows the announcement last month of a similar partnership with Westinghouse and the UK's National Nuclear Laboratory.

Date: Friday, 01 October 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Terrestrial-teams-up-with-Orano-for-IMSR-fuel-supp

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has established a new facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, to support the development of its proprietary Fully Ceramic Microencapsulated (FCM) fuel. Materials developed there will be used in USNC's Micro Modular Reactor (MMR) and other nuclear reactors, including gas-cooled reactors, light water reactors, CANDU reactors and molten salt cooled reactors.

Date: Thursday, 03 September 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/USNC-opens-SMR-fuel-development-laboratory

The US Administration is committed to reviving and revitalising the nuclear industry and is leading by action, not just words, according to US Department of Energy (DOE) Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette.

Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-DOE-all-in-on-new-nuclear-says-Brouillette

The US Administration is committed to reviving and revitalising the nuclear industry and is leading by action, not just words, according to US Department of Energy (DOE) Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette.

Date: Friday, 30 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-DOE-all-in-on-new-nuclear-says-Brouillette

Lightbridge Corporation has signed orders with the Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), operator of Norway's Halden research reactor, for the design and fabrication of a second irradiation rig for testing of its fuels. The IFE is already manufacturing a first test rig ready for irradiation testing of Lightbridge's fuel samples in the reactor.

Date: Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Lightbridge-fuel-moves-towards-irradiation-testing

Status

No Tags found.