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.

Exploring Iran’s nuclear ambitions

Iran has made 55 kg of uranium enriched to up to 20% indicating quicker production than the rate required by an Iranian law.

Japanese EPC invests $40m in nuclear SMR developer NuScale Power

A Japanese energy EPC contractor is the latest industry firm to make a major investment in a nuclear small modular reactor (SMR) firm.

EU leaders say nuclear is ‘indispensable to fighting climate change’

The leaders of seven European Union Member States, led by French president Emmanuel Macron, have written to the European Commission on the role of nuclear power in EU climate and energy policy.

France to build nuclear crisis centres based on Fukushima lessons

Designed to withstand accident levels the crisis centres are built to enable the management of a facility safely in any situation.

Fukushima’s lessons for a safer nuclear future

When a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan on 11 March 2011, a tsunami was triggered that devastated the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

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).

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