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US company claims nuclear battery breakthrough

US company claims nuclear battery breakthrough

California-based Infinity Power says it has successfully developed a very powerful and long-lasting nuclear battery that uses electrochemical energy conversion.

Corporate 12 June 2024


US companies join up to lower nuclear investment costs

US companies join up to lower nuclear investment costs

Duke Energy, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Nucor have signed agreements on proposed tariffs that would lower the costs of investing in clean energy technologies like new nuclear as they explore new and innovative approaches to support carbon-free energy generation and help utilities serve the future energy needs of large businesses in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Corporate 30 May 2024


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Innovative piping rehabilitation solution to be used at US plant

Innovative piping rehabilitation solution to be used at US plant

Framatome has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to carry out its first major mitigation of buried condenser feed pipes using its innovative spray-in-place structural pipe liner solution at a three-unit operating nuclear plant in the USA.

Corporate 24 May 2024


Oklo, Atomic Alchemy team up for future isotope production

Oklo, Atomic Alchemy team up for future isotope production

Days after beginning trading on the New York Stock Exchange, US-based fast fission plant developer Oklo Inc has announced it is forming a strategic partnership with Atomic Alchemy to produce radioisotopes from Oklo's recycling process and through fast reactor production of isotopes.

Corporate 17 May 2024


Nuclear research to benefit from US supercomputer milestones

Nuclear research to benefit from US supercomputer milestones

Atomic Canyon has announced a new project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to use the Frontiers supercomputer to build a safe, efficient, open-source artificial intelligence model for the nuclear sector - and the Aurora supercomputer at the Argonne National Laboratory is confirmed to have surpassed the exascale threshold.

New Nuclear 16 May 2024


KHNP deploys four-legged robot in Kori decommissioning

KHNP deploys four-legged robot in Kori decommissioning

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power's radiation-measuring robot is being used for the first time in the dismantling and decontamination of the 576 MWe pressurised water reactor.

Waste & Recycling 13 May 2024


Post-irradiation testing of high-burnup fuel under way at ORNL

Post-irradiation testing of high-burnup fuel under way at ORNL

High burnup fuel rods manufactured by GE Vernova's Global Nuclear Fuel are being examined at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory after spending six years in a commercial nuclear power reactor.

Uranium & Fuel 10 May 2024


US microreactor developer goes public

US microreactor developer goes public

NANO Nuclear Energy Inc said it intends to use the net proceeds from its initial public offering to continue R&D of its proprietary ZEUS and ODIN microreactor designs as well as its high-assay low-enriched uranium activities.
 

Corporate 08 May 2024


New agreements look to nuclear technology to decarbonise industrial operations

New agreements look to nuclear technology to decarbonise industrial operations

Terrestrial Energy has signed an agreement with Schneider Electric to collaborate on developing zero-carbon energy solutions for industrial facilities and large data centres based on Terrestrial's Integral Molten Salt Reactor, while L&H Industrial, Inc and BWXT Advanced Technologies LLC are to work together on the potential deployment of BWXT's Advanced Nuclear Reactor to provide heat and power for industrial users, beginning in Wyoming.

Corporate 25 April 2024


Production to begin of innovative fuel for German research reactor

Production to begin of innovative fuel for German research reactor

France's Framatome and Germany's Technical University of Munich have agreed to establish the industrialisation process for the manufacture of monolithic molybdenum-uranium fuel for the university's FRM II research reactor. Framatome noted this low-enriched fuel will benefit from the highest uranium fuel density ever realised in Europe for research reactor operations.

Uranium & Fuel 19 April 2024