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.

UK-EU Brexit agreement – cooperation on renewables, trading and markets

The UK-EU ‘Brexit’ trade and cooperation agreement signals little if any changes to the evolution of the respective energy sectors.
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2020’s women in energy who are engineering diversity

The energy sector has this year continued its efforts to bring more diversity and gender equality into its workspaces and boardrooms.
Vogtle power plant in Georgia

Georgia Power receives first nuclear fuel for Vogtle Unit 3

The first nuclear fuel shipment has arrived to supply Unit 3 at the newly expanded Vogtle power plant in Georgia.
Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear power plant

RWE and Bilfinger reach decomissioning milestone at German nuclear plant

RWE and Bilfinger have completed the decomissioning work at the Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear power plant in Germany.
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UK releases Energy White Paper to map green recovery

The Energy White Paper sets out specific steps the UK government will take over the next decade to cut emissions and support new green jobs.
Women In STEM: Smashing the glass ceiling

Women In STEM: Smashing the glass ceiling

What needs to be done to ensure we get more women working in engineering and associated fields?

It’s time to place a macro bet on nuclear fusion

The problem with fusion is that its feasibility and near-term deployment timeline are still questioned, yet, two experiments have produced tens of MW of fusion power as early as in the mid-1990’s.

Safety approval granted for GE Hitachi small modular nuclear reactor

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a final safety evaluation report for the BWRX-300 small modular reactor design (SMR).
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RWE gas-fired plant to supply German nuclear decommissioning project

Transmission system operator Amprion has selected RWE Generation for the construction of a 300MW gas-fired power plant in Biblis.

Ansaldo Nuclear’s senior team restructured

Andrea Basso has restructured the firm’s senior team to support the business as it expands its capabilities and heightens its profile.

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