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.

Second reactor base completed at UK’s Hinkley C nuclear project

Crews at Britain’s only current nuclear power plant construction project reached another milestone with completion of the second reactor base.
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Ansaldo Nucleare-led consortium wins €10m contract for fusion project

The European Commission, through the General Directorate for Research and Innovation, has awarded a 4-year €10m ($11.2m) Framework Contract to the consortium led by Ansaldo Nucleare.
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German energy firms in legal bid to block EON and RWE...

Eleven German energy providers have launched a legal action to try to block the merger of RWE and E.ON.

EDF applies to build new Sizewell C nuclear reactor in UK

GMB London and East of England have welcomed EDF's application for planning consent for the £18bn Suffolk new nuclear power station.

Russia commissions world’s first floating nuclear plant

One-of-a-kind floating nuclear power plant “Akademic Lomonosov” has been fully commissioned in Pevek, Russia.

Central components for the world’s largest fusion experiment complete

MAN Energy Solutions has successfully assembled two further core-components for the world's largest fusion experiment "ITER" in Cadarache, southern France.

Babcock & Wilcox gains $70m credit lifeline amid power sector struggles

Historic energy infrastructure firm Babcock & Wilcox has gained a two-year credit extension and finance agreement as it deals with ongong fiscal struggles and the current economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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DOE announces $230m to build advanced reactor demonstration project

Building on its contention that nuclear power must be a vital part of the energy future, the U.S. DoE will invest $230m into a pilot of advanced reactor technology within this decade.

UK nuclear entity hires Jacobs to research radioactivity in graphite cores

Jacobs will lead a study of radioactive impacts in graphite reactor cores at nuclear power stations in the United Kingdom.

ENEC CEO addresses Barakah Nuclear Plant goals and schedule

The UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program has and will continue to power the future social and economic growth of the nation.

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