On January 20, 2012, The Department of Energy (DOE) took its first step in the manufacture of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) in the US by issuing a ...
|Tehran Is Ramping Up Nuclear-Fuel Output|
Wall Street Journal
The International Atomic Energy Agency on Friday also reported that Iranian officials continue to rebuff the agency's calls to explain growing evidence that shows Tehran has experimented in developing the technologies for atomic weapons.
According to the CEC report, China's electricity consumption rose 11.7 percent year-on-year to 4.69 trillion kwh in 2011, with 24 provincial-level power grids reporting electricity shortages.
The CEC projected China's installed power generating capacity to reach 1.14 billion kilowatts by the end of 2012, adding 85 million kilowatts of capacity.
|EU public acceptance of nuclear power same as pre-Fukushima: official|
Nuclear power has recovered more public acceptance after the 2010 Fukushima disaster boosted anti-nuclear sentiment in those EU countries where it was previously accepted but it has not gone beyond that, Philip Lowe, director general for the European ...
|INSIGHT-Japan's nuclear crisis goes much further than Fukushima|
* Critics say nuclear waste plant too little, too late * Plant won't be big enough to handle waste long term * Other solutions are needed, such as underground storage * Adds to uncertainty over future of nuclear power in Japan By Risa Maeda TOKYO, ...
|Tritium leak at North Anna gives another example of why nuclear energy's wrong|
Dominion is also reported to have told the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that the contaminated water is not leaking off-site and that there is no evidence that the 5.8 magnitude earthquake is related to the leak. I don't know whether this is ...
|Southern Nuclear responds to Vogtle license challenge|
The Augusta Chronicle
A consortium of groups asked for judicial review of its request that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission — which issued a combined operating license Feb. 9 – halt further construction due to unresolved safety concerns related to the crisis in Fukushima.
|Over 10 United States nuclear reactor licenses could be modified, suspended ...|
On Thursday, February 16, 2012, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff issued 10 CFR 50.54(f) letters to plants that use Westinghouse realistic emergency core cooling system (ECCS) methods (ASTRUM or CQD) and have a peak cladding temperature ...
|Insight: Japan's nuclear crisis goes much further than Fukushima|
Dogged by persistent technical problems, it is designed to recycle spent nuclear fuel and partly address a glaring weakness in Japan's bid to restore confidence in the industry, shredded last year when a quake and tsunami wrecked the Fukushima Daiichi ...
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|US NRC staff recommends post-Fukushima nuclear safety upgrades|
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission should order nuclear power plants to take a variety of measures to enhance their ability to withstand severe earthquakes and floods, such as those that caused the Fukushima-1 accident in Japan, agency staff said in ...
U.S. NRC Blog
|India to push ahead with nuclear power|
23 (UPI) -- India needs nuclear energy to sustain its economic growth, a government official said. Speaking in New Delhi Wednesday at the International Nuclear Symposium, Indian Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Srikumar Banerjee said
|B&W Named to MIT Technology Review's 2012 TR50 List of the World's Most ...|
MarketWatch (press release)
The company is developing the B&W mPower reactor with a scalable and modular design to be capable of adding generating capacity in 180 MWe increments to match customers' load growth projections. It is designed to feature a four-year operating cycle ...
TVA uses supercomputers to look inside reactorsBy dyurman on Feb 23, 2012 01:00 am
A partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory will yield results for years to come By Dan Yurman Living next door to the most powerful computers in the world offers the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) a unique opportunity to get answers to … Continue reading →
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