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NANO's "ODIN" reactor completes pre-conceptual design review
06 February, 2024
US-based NANO Nuclear Energy has announced that Idaho National...
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Holtec unveils combined nuclear-solar power plant design
Tuesday, February 06, 2024 by US-based Holtec International has announced a combined nuclear-solar power plant design – CNSP (Combined Nuclear/Solar Plant). It combines Holtec’s SMR-300 small modular reactor...

US utility invests in advanced reactor development
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 by Washington State energy provider Energy Northwest has signed an agreement with Bellevue-based utility Puget Sound Energy to support its programme investigating the feasibility...

China outlines heavy metal coolant reactor projects
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 by China’s FDS consortium is currently working on projects to develop a family of reactors that use heavy metal as a coolant, Dr Liu Chao of the International Academy of Neutron Sciences...

Holtec’s SMR-300 begins UK Generic Design Assessment
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 by The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), along with the Environment Agency (EA) and Natural Resources have started a Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for Holtec International’s...

AtkinsRéalis unveils new Candu Monark reactor
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by AtkinsRéalis (formerly SNC-Lavalin Group) unveiled its new Candu Monark reactor design at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris. The 1,000 MWe Candu Monark, with the highest output of...

Japan and US expand cooperation on fast reactors
Thursday, November 02, 2023 by The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Mitsubishi FBR Systems (MFBR), and US-based TerraPower have expanded their January 2022 Memorandum...

More DOE funding for advanced reactor experiment designs
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by The US Department of Energy (DOE), through the National Reactor Innovation Centre (NRIC), has awarded $3.9m to Radiant, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (UNSC) and Westinghouse to...

MoltexFLEX refines design of its FLEX reactor
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 by UK-based developer of molten salt nuclear technology MoltexFLEX says it has “reached a watershed in the development of its small modular FLEX reactor” and will now move from...

ENEC to co-operate with OSGE on SMRs
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 by The UAE’s Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Poland’s Orlen Synthos Green Energy (OSGE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the development...

MHI selected as lead company for HTGR reactor development
Thursday, July 27, 2023 by Japan's Agency for Natural Resources & Energy (ANRE - part of the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry) has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as the core company to...

MHI to be responsible for design of new Japanese fast reactor
Tuesday, July 18, 2023 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been selected as the core company in charge of the conceptual design of a demonstration fast reactor which the government aims to put into...

Westinghouse applies to CNSC for eVinci vendor design review
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by Westinghouse Electric Company says it has submitted the first set of Vendor Design Review (VDR) documents to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for its eVinci microreactor....

CEA to conduct nuclear propulsion studies for the ESA
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 by France’s Atomic Energy Commission (CEA - Commissariat à l'énergie Atomique et aux énergies Alternatives) is to conduct two feasibility studies on nuclear propulsion in space for...

Tractebel strengthens collaboration in Nuward SMR project
Thursday, June 22, 2023 by Belgian engineering firm Tractebel (part of French energy company Engie) has signed a Framework Cooperation Agreement with France’s Nuward and EDF to strengthen and extend...

Poland launches conceptual design for HTGR research reactor
Thursday, June 22, 2023 by Poland’s National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ - Narodowe Centrum Badań Jądrowych) has unveiled the conceptual design for a new high-temperature gas-cooled research reactor, to...

Transatlantic partnership to advance interstellar fusion travel
Friday, June 16, 2023 by UK-based Pulsar Fusion has entered into a partnership with US Princeton Satellite Systems (PSS) to apply machine learning to study data from the Princeton field-reverse...

Slovenské Elektrárne and partners seek funding for SMR feasibility study
Thursday, June 15, 2023 by The Slovak Ministry of Economy and power utility Slovenské Elektrárne (SE) have signed a memorandum of cooperation with several companies to support the development of small...

Rosatom offers floating NPP technology to ‘friendly nations’
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 by "Rosatom is ready to share [floating NPP - FNPP] technology with friendly nations that will help in the development and growth of remote areas and cut down dependability on carbon...

Polish regulator gives positive opinion on BWRX-300
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by The president of Poland’s National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA - Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki) has issued a general opinion that GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's BWRX-300 small modular...

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