Nuclear

News, trends and policy relating to nuclear power as a clean energy source. Subject matter will include nuclear reactor fuel types, fusion and fission, uranium, graphite cores and neutron reactions. News on decommissioning of nuclear power plants and waste removal will be included. This category will cover the funding of research and innovation such as the tokamak and ITER.

Jacobs deploys new technology to spot radioactive contamination

Jacobs is deploying a new type of Raman spectroscopy technology, which makes it safer and cheaper to spot radioactive contamination.
Moltex energy

Moltex Energy and Jacobs partner on new nuclear reactor technology

Nuclear company Moltex Energy has selected Jacobs to support their development of a new type of nuclear power plant – the Stable Salt Reactor.

UAE inaugurates Unit 1 of Barakah nuclear plant

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company has successfully launched Unit 1 of the Barakah nuclear energy plant, located in the Al Dhafrah Region of Abu Dhabi.

US announces plan to put nuclear power on the moon

Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA), the managing and operating contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is seeking...

ITER: Assembly begins at the world’s largest nuclear fusion plant

The machine assembly phase symbolically kicked off with President Macron of France and dignitaries from the seven ITER Members acknowledging the importance of the moment.
DOE nuclear

Framatome and Lockheed Martin partner to modernise US nuclear plants

The partnership will see Lockheed Martin’s Discrete Logic Solving System will be incporated into proven Framatome instrumentation and control (I&C) nuclear plant modernization solutions.
EDF NUCLEAR

EDF supports nuclear and engineering excellency with new design centre

EDF has unveiled a new engineering design centre in Bristol to support the next phase of construction at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.

UK’s U-Battery awarded £10m to deliver innovative nuclear technology

A U-Battery micro-modular reactor has been selected to progress through to Phase 2 of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Advanced Modular Reactor competition.

MEH Alliance reaches first milestone at Hinkley Point C

The first five of 156 tanks have been installed at the Hinkley Point C nuclear new build site in Somerset, UK, which marks the start of physical works being delivered by the MEH Alliance.

Gender balance a key goal as nuclear ‘Sector Deal’ marks second...

The nuclear sector has set its sights on increasing the size of its female workforce as part of a 12-year industry growth plan which marked its second anniversary this week.

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