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.

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.

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.

Idaho National Lab R&D chief delivering keynote at nuclear friendly POWERGEN+...

Many energy industry leaders from both the red and blue sides of the aisle believe that true, reliable carbon-free power is impossible without some form of nuclear and hydrogen-fired generation.

Fuelling nuclear innovation in the UK

Advanced modular reactors can play a key role in Britain’s future energy mix argues Steve Threlfall.
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South Africa weighs big block nuclear vs small modular reactors

A fascinating breakdown of the pros and cons of a large-scale nuclear and small modular reactor (SMR) builds in South Africa.
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Jacobs to lead EU-funded nuclear power plant research

Jacobs has been selected to lead an international consortium conducting research on how to extend the operational lifespan of nuclear power plants.
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Ontario utility to advance nuclear SMR development

Ontario Power Generation is working with three companies on developing grid-scale small modular reactors (SMR) for nuclear power.

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