Strategic Development

Strategic development includes all business news, policy announcements, investments, mergers and acquisitions and market developments related 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.

Op-Ed: What opponents of nuclear energy do not tell you

Nuclear energy is the only power generation technology we have available today, that delivers exceptionally well on all of the above objectives.
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Framatome and Wrocław University partner on nuclear skills development

Framatome has signed an agreement with Wrocław University of Science and Technology to develop training programmes for the next generation of nuclear energy professionals.
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Nuclear power: A sensible and sustainable option for Africa

The decision to adopt nuclear power in South Africa was made as a result of sound strategic planning. It has turned out to have been a very good decision.
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Rolls-Royce & UK Space Agency launch study into nuclear power for...

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with the UK Space Agency for a study into future nuclear power options for space exploration.

Costain to partner with U-Battery on modular nuclear reactor design

Smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain, is collaborating with U-Battery Developments to develop an advanced modular reactor (AMR).

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).

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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UK small modular reactor initiative hopes to create 6000 jobs

The UK government must make a clear commitment that enables a fleet of 16 small modular reactor power plants to be built by 2040.
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US energy secretary signs nuclear deal with Poland

The US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has signed a deal allowing collaboration on nuclear energy development between the US and Poland.

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