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Supporting Jordan
24 February, 2021
The European Union has completed a cooperation project to enhance...
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U-Battery progress 23 February, 2021 U-Battery’s parallel development in the UK and Canada is hitting milestones toward first-of-a-kind operation in 2028. Jacquie Hoornweg reports

Innovation for sustainable recovery in Europe 18 February, 2021 Could small modular reactors have a role in supporting Europe’s green recovery plans? Rumyana Vakarelska reports

JAWS 2.0 for remote retrieval 18 February, 2021 A new retrieval tool can save nuclear plants outage time, radiation exposure and money, says Bruce Pellegrino

Empowered by fusion 11 February, 2021 Matt Gallimore speaks to NEI about Assystem’s work on nuclear fusion

Nuclear energy and COP26 10 February, 2021 Tim Yeo reflects on 2020 and looks ahead to COP26 in November 2021

Fusion projects make progress in 2020 03 February, 2021 China’s HL-2M tokamak fusion reactor in Chengdu, Sichuan Province has finally been commissioned, while South Korea’s K-STAR fusion reactor has broken its own record for plasma...

Nuclear at a crossroads 02 February, 2021 Nuclear Engineering International sits down to interview Sama Bilbao y Leon, the newly appointed director general of the World Nuclear Association, exploring Sama’s background, her...

Training NuScale SMR operators 27 January, 2021 NuScale commissioned its first simulator in 2012 to support licensing efforts. Now, with a design certification from the US nuclear regulator in hand, the company is preparing...

Nuclear skills development in the South West 26 January, 2021 The UK’s National College for Nuclear is embracing virtual reality and remote technology to train the future nuclear workforce. By Mary Payne

Forget nuclear power; think nuclear energy 20 January, 2021 It is not often that a new business model for nuclear is proposed, but a recent request for proposals from the UK’s Sizewell C is a first step in the process by which it might offer...

Simulator instructor station for a new generation 19 January, 2021 This simulator instructor station has a user interface similar to a smart phone and allows the instructor to walk down the hall with the whole plant simulation in his or her hand

The social costs of nuclear power plant closure 14 January, 2021 A report from US-based Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative examines the socioeconomic impacts of decommissioning on nuclear plant host communities

Refurbishing a contaminated nuclear casing 13 January, 2021 With increasing pressure in the nuclear industry to reduce overall costs, innovation can mitigate maintenance costs. Faisal Salman explains how creative thinking and reverse...

Top nuclear power stories of 2020 07 January, 2021 We summarise some of the top nuclear power stories of 2020 – from the startup of the UAE's first nuclear power plant, to progress on the ITER fusion project and increased interest...

Making history in Tennessee 07 January, 2021 The Uranium Enrichment Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee was in operation for 40 years. It has taken almost as long — 35 years — to clean it up. Mike Butler and Susanne Dupes look to...

Surfacing support 06 January, 2021 It is often forgotten that used fuel disposal programmes around the world continue to make steady progress, usually thanks to bottom-up processes of community involvement....

Anomaly detection at Palo Verde nuclear plant 22 December, 2020 A data analytics platform developed for the Palo Verde nuclear plant has been able to detect distinct anomalies and would have provided early warning of equipment failures. By Greg...

The future of the UK's nuclear transport division 21 December, 2020 The UK’s International Nuclear Services specialises in irradiated fuel management and transporting nuclear materials. Seth Kybrid speaks to NEI about the company’s activities and...

Irish expert group considers nuclear energy 16 December, 2020 A group of experts have called for a national conversation about the future of Irish electricity production. The group, 18for0, was formed as a result of shared concerns about...


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