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A nuclear battery A micro-modular reactor that can “put power where the demand is” is targeting industrial and off-grid power markets worldwide, Caroline Peachey reports.
Refurbishing major components A recent project at Surry shows that there is now a proven, systematic approach to refurbish and replace major reactor components like reactor coolant pumps. By Gerry Ottman
Risk and reward A ten-year project saw replacement of a fleet-critical control system at two UK reactors.
Managing obsolescence Ian Blackman gives an insight into some of the challenges facing the nuclear sector.
Printing nuclear parts NEI assesses the opportunities for additive manufacturing in the nuclear sector, ongoing initiatives and hurdles that still need to be overcome.
Candu reactors: ageing well Forty is the new 30 for CANDU nuclear plants. Ageing reactors are getting an extended lease on life as research demonstrates that safe continued operation of fuel channels is possible...
Studying RPV ageing As most existing light-water reactors are considering extending their operational life, more data about the thermal ageing and irradiation induced degradation of pressure vessel...
Attracting talent Adam Spelman explains how creating a more flexible workforce will help nuclear meet the challenges of the 21st Century.
Keeping it contained Jirí Žd’árek gives an overview of the European research on in-vessel melt retention strategies for VVER-1000 reactors.
Powering Russia Despite a slowdown in electricity growth, Russia is proceeding with life extension of its existing units as well as construction of advanced designs. By Judith Perera
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