Fuel for tomorrow
In a quest to improve safety and economics, nuclear fuel companies are investing in new materials and manufacturing techniques. Framatome’s Alain Frichet speaks to NEI about research priorities.
Nuclear plants’ interaction with the natural environment is nowhere more dramatic than in their need for cooling. EDF’s proposals for the Hinkley Point C site are under new scrutiny.
Managing water resources
Ibrahim Khamis from the International Atomic Energy Agency discusses the options for nuclear power plant cooling and explains how the Agency is supporting newcomers with water resource management.
Supporting waste activities at Harwell
As part of work by Magnox, on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, to remediate the Harwell liquid effluent treatment plant (LETP), Nuvia was tasked with optimising waste characterisation systems and developing a new information management system to track waste and support transport off site.
Right reliability for the right cost
A new work order visualisation tool is helping US utilities save on maintenance of non-critical components.