Nuclear power generation should remain a part of the global energy mix despite challenges related to tightening regulations, safety concerns, aging asset bases, and increasingly volatile energy markets, according to new reports from S&P Global Ratings.
UK-based First Light Fusion and international engineering group Mott MacDonald are collaborating on a commercial nuclear fusion reactor.
The Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has awarded a contract to UK-based Cavendish Nuclear to support decommissioning of the fast reactor at Monju, Japan.
A major goal of the research is to develop methods of sustaining steady-state or continuous operation of fusion reactors, an essential step toward eventually making nuclear fusion a practical energy source.
Scientists have started to build Britain’s largest privately-owned nuclear fusion facility.
Scottish energy infrastructure firm Wood has been appointed by the UK government to lead the second phase of a research programme in nuclear power reactors.
A new nuclear reactor designed by Korea Electric Power Corp and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has been given the green light to be certified by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
The world’s only floating nuclear power unit is poised to begin commercial operations in Russia.