Category: Industry News – Nuclear

3 Advanced Reactor Systems to Watch by 2030

Office of Nuclear Energy | APRIL 12, 2021 Move over millennials, there’s a new generation looking to debut by 2030. Generation IV nuclear reactors are being developed through an international cooperation of 14 countries—including the United States. The U.S. Department of Energy and its national labs are supporting research and development on a wide range of new advanced reactor technologies that…
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What is a Nuclear Microreactor?

Office of Nuclear Energy | February 26, 2021 Nuclear is getting smaller … and it’s opening up some big opportunities for the industry. A handful of microreactor designs are under development in the United States, and they could be ready to roll out within the next decade. These compact reactors will be small enough to transport by…
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5 Things U.S. Department of Energy’s Kathryn Huff Loves About Nuclear Science

Office of Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy | October 17, 2022 In honor of Nuclear Science week, Katy Huff, The DOE’s Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, gives a great explanation of a few things she loves about Nuclear Energy.

Sweden / New Government Announces Plans To Build Nuclear Power Plants

Vattenfall is majority owner of three operational reactors at Forsmark (pictured) and two at Ringhals. By David DaltonNucNet | 14 October 2022 Country becomes latest to turn to reactors for low-carbon energy security Sweden’s incoming government will ask state-run utility Vattenfall to plan and procure new nuclear power stations – potentially making the country one…
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Blue Wave AI Labs was happy to speak at the Intechbrew webinar on AI application in Nuclear Power Generation yesterday. Thank you to the Intechbrew team for a great event.

Thank you to Intechbrew, UKRI, and Constellation for allowing us to participate in such an informative and enlightening event.

Constellation’s Nuclear Plants Ran at Near 100% Capacity During Scorching Summer Months as Carbon-Free Energy Rises to Meet the Climate Challenge

BALTIMORE (Sept. 19, 2022) — Fierce storms, 1,000-year floods and blazing heat dominated national weather patterns this summer, but customers of Constellation nuclear plants from the East Coast to the Midwest enjoyed some of the nation’s highest levels of generation reliability. Led by 12 carbon-free nuclear plants operating 24/7 and delivering clean energy to millions…
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Germany to Keep Last Three Nuclear-Power Plants Running in Policy U-Turn

The Isar nuclear-power plant in Essenbach, Germany, is one of the last nuclear plants still operating in the country.  PHOTO: ALEXANDRA BEIER/GETTY IMAGES Move prompted by the mounting economic war with Russia marks the first departure from a two-decade policy to abandon nuclear energy By Bojan Pancevski | Wall Street Journal | | Bojan Pancevski…
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Manchin Deal Tosses $30 Billion Lifeline to US Nuclear Reactors

Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, center, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., US, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Republicans are using an obscure rule named for the Senate’s longest-serving member to challenge provisions of the Democrats’ surprise tax, health and climate deal in the hopes of whittling…
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