Latest News

Filters

Filter by tags: United States Tennessee Valley Authority Clear all tag filters

63 news articles found


US-based fusion technology company Type One Energy Group plans to locate to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Bull Run Fossil Plant in Clinton, Tennessee to build a stellarator fusion prototype machine in collaboration with TVA and the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). TVA's Bull Run Fossil Plant closed on 1 December 2023.Type One says construction of the prototype, Infinity One, could begin in 2025, following the completion of necessary environmental reviews, partnership agreements, required permits, and operating licences.

Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfusion-reactor-prototype-planned-for-tva-site-11552220

US fusion energy developer Type One Energy Group has announced plans to build Infinity One - its stellarator fusion prototype machine - at Tennessee Valley Authority's Bull Run Fossil Plant in Clinton, Tennessee.

Date: Saturday, 24 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Prototype-fusion-reactor-planned-for-TVA-site

US-based BWX Technologies subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) has been awarded a $122m contract extension from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for the down-blending of highly enriched uranium (HEU) into low enriched uranium (LEU).

Date: Saturday, 17 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbwxt-subsidiary-awarded-contract-extension-for-uranium-down-blending-services-11520059

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH – part of US-based GE Vernova) has been awarded a £33.6m ($42.6m) grant by the UK Future Nuclear Enabling Fund (FNEF) from the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ). UK Nuclear Minister Andrew Bowie said the biggest expansion of nuclear power for 70 years is underway in the UK “and small modular reactors (SMEs) are front and centre in this rapid revival”. He added that the funding for GE Hitachi “will help develop their design, putting us in an excellent position to become one of the first to deploy this game-changing tech”.

Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-funding-for-bwrx-300-11473443

A recent statement from Fitch Ratings casts doubt on any new nuclear construction in the US in the immediate future. Similar concerns were voiced during discussions at a full committee hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources to Examine Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Advanced Nuclear Reactor Commercialisation.

Date: Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsgrowing-uncertainty-in-us-regarding-economics-of-new-nuclear-11347683

Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Poland’s Orlen Synthos Green Energy (OSGE) have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to support the deployment and operation of small modular reactors (SMRs) in Europe. The signing took place at OPG’s Darlington New Nuclear Project in conjunction with a site visit by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsopg-supports-polands-smr-plans-10932546

Having completed its review of the construction permit application for Kairos Power’s Hermes test reactor, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC’s) Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) has submitted its conclusions to the agency, recommending approval. California–based Kairos submitted its application to build a demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee in September 2021 and NRC accepted the application for review two months later.

Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnrc-advisors-approve-construction-permit-for-hermes-reactor-10933756

A coalition of companies including major utilities has applied for federal funding to build a green hydrogen network spanning six south-eastern states in the USA. Meanwhile, in Virginia, a property and project development company has secured a site where it plans to create a green energy centre with a green hydrogen hub and data centres powered by small modular reactors.

Date: Friday, 14 April 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-companies-move-forward-with-green-hydrogen-proj

US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) are teaming up with Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Poland’s Synthos Green Energy (SGE) to advance global deployment of the GEH BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).

Date: Wednesday, 29 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-canadian-and-polish-companies-to-support-bwrx-300-deployment-10708358

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Synthos Green Energy (SGE) have agreed to work together to advance the global deployment of the GEH BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) through collaboration on development of a standard design.

Date: Saturday, 25 March 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Canadian,-Polish,-US-companies-in-unprecedented-SM