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  • Big push for small nuclear reactors

    Concerns are being raised about the billions of dollars being spent on research to design and build small nuclear reactors for electricity production The world’s big powers are in a race to build a new series of small reactors, which they believe will combine with renewables to create a low-carbon future for the planet. Small modular reactors (SMRs) have hardly been heard of by the public, ...


    By Climate News Network

  • South Korean Nuclear Companies Target the Global Nuclear Reactor Construction Market

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'South Korean Nuclear Companies Target the Global Nuclear Reactor Construction Market' discusses South Korean nuclear companies’ push towards the global nuclear reactor construction market.South Korean Nuclear Companies Target the Global Nuclear Reactor Construction MarketNuclear Industry players from South Korea target the growing market for nuclear reactor ...


  • Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump Market to 2020

    GlobalData’s “Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump Market - Global Market Size, Pricing Analysis, Regional Analysis and Competitive Landscape to 2020” gives detailed information on the global nuclear reactor coolant pump market and provides historical and forecast data for reactor coolant pump demand and revenues. The research analyzes trends in the global reactor coolant pump market ...

  • Smaller reactors widen opportunities for nuclear energy

    As renewed interest in nuclear energy is sweeping the world, several countries are looking at small and medium reactors, often referred to as SMR, as alternatives to large nuclear power stations. Typically, they are defined as facilities with a power output of up to 700 MW (e). SMRs represent an attractive option for countries with limited financial resources, small electricity grids, or for ...

  • Contractors Exposed to Asbestos at Surry Nuclear Reactor

    Last month, WTVR, a CBS affiliate in Richmond, Virginia, reported about contractors being exposed to asbestos at the Surry Nuclear Power Plant.  The aging power plant, which went online in 1972, was undergoing renovations when the exposure event occurred.   According to the news report, contract employees involved in the renovations were told their work did not involve asbestos and that ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Global Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry to 2030

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry - Global Market Size and Competitive Landscape Analysis to 2030" to its huge collection of research reports. The Report Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry ...


  • Sulzer to Supply Feedwater Pumps for Nuclear Reactor in China

    Sulzer has been awarded a contract for the delivery of main feedwater pumps and start-up feedwater pumps. The pumps will be installed in two nuclear reactors — Hualong No. 1 reactors — in China, owned by China Nuclear Power Engineering Company, Ltd. (CNPEC). Sulzer received this order in May 2016 and will complete the delivery of the equipment by the end of 2019. Sulzer will deliver ...


    By Sulzer

  • Regulatory Justification of the UK ABWR nuclear reactor

    I have today laid before the House a draft statutory instrument containing my decision, as Justifying Authority under the Justification of Practices Involving Ionising Radiation Regulations 2004, that the generation of electricity from the nuclear reactor design known as the UK ABWR is Justified. Justification is the first step in the regulatory process for practices involving ionising radiation ...

  • ENERCON Receives Patent For Innovative Nuclear Reactor Filter System

      KENNESAW, Ga., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ENERCON, a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental and technical consulting energy company since ...


    By Enercon Services Inc

  • Solar power in Ontario could outshine all U.S. nuclear reactors

    Two Queens University studies suggest solar power in southeastern Ontario could produce the same amount of power as all nuclear reactors in the United ...

  • Nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessel and Head Market Analysis to 2020 Available At Researchmoz.us

    As the nuclear power plants complete their operating lifespan, it is necessary to undergo inspections for the key nuclear power equipment. Reactor Pressure Vessel is the main component where exactly the entire nuclear fission process takes place. Reactor Vessel is the high-pressure containment vessel used to support and enclose the reactor core. Buy a copy of this report: ...


  • Westinghouse Contracted to Segment Spain’s José Cabrera Nuclear Reactor Vessel

    Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA (Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos), the Spanish agency responsible for radioactive waste management and nuclear plant decommissioning, to segment the reactor vessel head (RVH) and reactor vessel (RV) at the José Cabrera Nuclear Power Station (also known as Zorita). The contract ...

  • MIT partnership between test reactors to support nuclear energy research

    The Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility (ATR NSUF), centered at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Reactor (MITR) have announced a partnership designed to increase user access to national reactor irradiation and testing capability. NSUF Scientific Director Todd Allen said that with the ATR NSUF fall 2008 solicitation for ...

  • New research center to increase safety and power output of U.S. Nuclear reactors

    Today the Department of Energy dedicated the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL), an advanced research facility that will accelerate the advancement of nuclear reactor technology. CASL researchers are using supercomputers to study the performance of light water reactors and to develop highly sophisticated modeling that will help accelerate upgrades at existing U.S. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NRC Freezes All Nuclear Reactor Construction & Operating Licenses In U.S.

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) acted today to put a hold on at least 19 final reactor licensing decisions – nine construction & operating licenses (COLS), eight license renewals, one operating license, and one early site permit – in response to the landmark Waste Confidence Rule decision of June 8th by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The NRC action ...

  • 2025 Forecasts: New-build Reactors in Nuclear Power Deployment Industry

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  • Energy Department announces new investments in advanced nuclear power reactors

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to accelerate clean energy leadership and to enable a low-carbon economy, the Energy Department today announced $3.5 million for four advanced nuclear reactor projects that go beyond traditional light water designs. These projects -- led by General Atomics, GE Hitachi, Gen4 Energy and Westinghouse -- will address key technical ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Plant Life Extension & Management Industry for Nuclear Reactors 2025 Forecasts

    The report covers the global Plant Life Extension (PLEX) market, and key drivers and restraints of the PLEX and Plant Life Management (PLIM) approaches. It provides a detailed study of the PLEX process and comprehensive information on the size of the PLEX markets worldwide. Key players and developments in the PLEX market are also covered, as well as the estimated market value for nuclear PLEXs in ...

  • U.S. Government gives TVA license to operate new nuclear reactor

    The Spring City reactor that will be the nation's first new nuclear generating plant of the 21st century has gotten the go-ahead from the federal government. The Tennessee Valley Authority says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued an operating license for Watts Bar Unit 2 on Thursday. Speaking at a news conference at the plant, TVA President Bill Johnson said the reactor will provide ...


    By Associated Press

  • US Government issues loans for the first nuclear reactors in 30 years

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will travel to Waynesboro, Georgia on Thursday to issue approximately $6.5 billion in loan guarantees for two new nuclear reactors at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant. The reactors will be the first new nuclear facilities in about three decades. The terms of the loan ...


    By Greentech Media

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