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PEI Connect: Bill Gates and the traveling wave reactor

PEi Connect focuses on the fact that Bill Gates will be testing Terrapower's novel nuclear reactor technology in Wyoming, USA.

Bill Gates’ Terrapower to build reactor demo project in Wyoming

TerraPower, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, and PacifiCorp have teamed up to install a Natrium reactor demonstration project at a retiring coal plant in Wyoming.

PSEG ends coal era with Bridgeport Harbor Station retirement

The final coal-fired power plant has been retired in both Connecticut and Public Service Enterprise Group's (PSEG) generation fleet.

PEI Connect: Power to the people

PEi Connect provides a brief look at what got our attention during the week (20 - 27 May), and first up we begin with the lawsuit against Shell. What an outcome!
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Sellafield employs digital imaging to monitor stored nuclear material

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory have deployed their High Accuracy Inspection System to Sellafield Ltd to carry out regular routine inspections of waste stores.
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Tennessee Valley Authority to deploy novel low-power demo reactor

Tennessee Valley Authority has teamed up with Kairos Power to deploy a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Cavendish nuclear to provide characterisation services at Sellafield

Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a contract to deliver Radiometric Characterisation Services to Sellafield Ltd.
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How safe is Fukushima’s waste water disposal plan?

Three independent UN human rights experts have expressed concern over Japan's decision to discharge potentially radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.

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.
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PEI Connect: European leaders call for atomic energy

PEi Connect start with a focus on French president Emmanuel Macron's call for more nuclear power.