Related Topic: Floating Nuclear Power Plants

DOE awards research funds for offshore nuclear generation

DOE awards research funds for offshore nuclear generation

Core Power, MIT Energy Initiative and the Idaho National Laboratory have been granted research funds by the US Department of Energy's Nuclear Energy University Program for a three-year study into the development of offshore floating nuclear power generation in the USA.

New Nuclear 31 August 2022


Construction starts on Russia's next floating nuclear power plant

Construction starts on Russia's next floating nuclear power plant

Construction has started on the first of four floating nuclear power plants for the Cape Nagloynyn project that will power a huge mining development in the Russian Arctic. At a Chinese shipyard, the keel-laying ceremony was held for a barge that will later be fitted with two RITM-200S reactors.

New Nuclear 31 August 2022


Study examines option for floating nuclear power in Vietnam

Study examines option for floating nuclear power in Vietnam

A joint study by Vietnamese power engineering consultancy PECC2, Denmark’s Seaborg, designer of power barges using compact molten salt reactors, and manufacturer Siemens Energy looked at the case for floating nuclear power plants to provide electricity as well as hydrogen and ammonia production.

New Nuclear 07 June 2022


Seaborg and BEES sign MoU relating to floating Compact Molten Salt Reactor

Seaborg and BEES sign MoU relating to floating Compact Molten Salt Reactor

Best Engineering in Energy Solutions and Seaborg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate with South Korean regulators to identify and meet requirements for the construction and export of the Danish company’s floating nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 19 May 2022


Samsung, Seaborg partnership on floating nuclear reactors

Samsung, Seaborg partnership on floating nuclear reactors

The Memorandum of Understanding is to manufacture and sell turnkey power plants combining Samsung Heavy Industry’s ship-building expertise and the Danish company’s Compact Molten Salt Reactor. It also covers development of hydrogen production plants and ammonia plants.

New Nuclear 08 April 2022


Viewpoint: Advanced reactor development makes rapid progress

Viewpoint: Advanced reactor development makes rapid progress

A common misconception about advanced nuclear technologies is that they are largely conceptual and will not be commercialised in time to contribute to meeting near-term climate goals, but a comprehensive look at global efforts to develop advanced nuclear reveals rapid progress towards commercialisation and operation, write Clean Air Task Force, ClearPath, Nuclear Innovation Alliance, Pillsbury and Third Way.

Perspectives 09 July 2021


Kepco E&C teams up with shipbuilder for floating reactors

Kepco E&C teams up with shipbuilder for floating reactors

South Korea's Kepco Engineering & Construction Company and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on the development of floating nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 06 October 2020


Harmony: From initiative to reality

Harmony: From initiative to reality

Nuclear industry leaders today outlined the concrete steps they are taking to help reach the goal of the Harmony initiative - to achieve a 25% share of world electricity production by 2050 through the addition of 1000 GWe of new capacity.

Energy & Environment 06 September 2018


Russia, China work on advanced nuclear

Russia, China work on advanced nuclear

Click to enlargeRussia and China have held their first meeting for cooperation in the development of marine nuclear energy for floating power plants and potentially for propulsion of large ships.

Nuclear Policies 08 December 2011


New partner for future floating plants

New partner for future floating plants

Rosenergoatom and the Kirov Factory have signed a memorandum of cooperation on marine nuclear energy infrastructure projects, including the construction of floating nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 25 November 2011