NANO Nuclear Energy Inc. (“NANO Nuclear”), an emerging micro-small modular reactor and advanced nuclear reactor technology company led by a world-class nuclear engineering team developing proprietary, portable and carbon free energy solutions, announced that it made a key submission to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Deep Isolation is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s $9 million “CREATE” funding initiative to help shore up domestic energy production, improve energy efficiency and reliability, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Deep Isolation’s selected project will deliver testing and demonstration of key technologies for deep borehole disposal at a test facility in Cameron, Texas managed by the non-profit Deep Borehole Demonstration Center.
Curio, a pioneer in nuclear waste recycling solutions, is pleased to announce it has recently established a memorandum of understanding with Sargent & Lundy, a global engineering and design firm with expertise in nuclear energy, to transform nuclear fuel recycling practices. This agreement sets the stage for exploring endeavors focused on the commercial deployment of Curio’s cutting-edge used nuclear fuel recycling facility and leveraging its groundbreaking NuCycle™ technology.
BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT) today announced that its reactor and fuel will be key components in the world’s first demonstration spacecraft using nuclear thermal propulsion.
Energy Northwest, a premier provider of carbon-free electricity, and X-Energy Reactor Company, LLC (“X-energy”), a leading developer of advanced small modular nuclear reactors and fuel technology for clean energy generation, today announced the signing of a joint development agreement (“JDA”) for up to 12 Xe-100 advanced small modular reactors in central Washington capable of generating up to a total of 960 megawatts of carbon-free electricity. Energy Northwest expects to bring the first Xe-100 module online by 2030.
TerraPower and Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSE American: LEU) announced today a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to significantly expand their collaboration aimed at establishing commercial-scale, domestic production capabilities for high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU) to supply TerraPower’s first-of-a-kind NatriumTM reactor and energy storage system.
Orano received approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for Amendment No. 3 of the NUHOMS® EOS® Dry Spent Fuel Storage System Certificate of Compliance No. 1042, which will become effective on July 17, 2023.
On the margins of the G7 Leaders Summit in Hiroshima, Japan, the Biden Administration announced, along with multinational partners, intentions to provide up to $275 million to advance the deployment of a NuScale Power Corporation (NYSE: SMR) VOYGR™ small modular reactor (SMR) power plant in Romania.
We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued the final license to build and operate the HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) to Holtec International on the land provided by the Eddy Lea Energy Alliance (ELEA), a regional economic development authority in Southeast New Mexico.
Orano TN Americas, KEPCO E&C, and SeAH Besteel Co. recently expanded their industrial partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with additional Korean entities for manufacturing and delivering dry storage of used nuclear fuel serving South Korea’s current and future needs.
Westinghouse Electric Company today launched its newest nuclear technology, the AP300™ small modular reactor (SMR), a 300-MWe single-loop pressurized water reactor. The AP300 SMR design is scaled from the advanced, proven AP1000® reactor and is the only SMR truly based on an Nth-of-a-kind operating plant.
Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), the U.S.-based global leader in the deployment of fourth-generation gas-cooled microreactors, Hyundai Engineering (Representative Director Hong Hyun-sung) and SK E&C (Representative Director Park Kyung-il) are teaming up to conduct research and development for carbon-free hydrogen production. The three companies signed an MOU on Thursday, April 20th for the construction of a "Hydrogen Micro Hub" at the SK E&C headquarters in Seoul's Jongno-gu.
Terrestrial Energy has achieved a breakthrough in the commercial development of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant, with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) completion of Phase 2 of the pre-licensing Vendor Design Review (VDR). This is the first advanced, high-temperature fission technology to complete a review of this type.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Synthos Green Energy (SGE) are teaming up to advance the global deployment of the GEH BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).
The Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) awarded a voucher today to Curio Solutions to support the development of the company’s new recycling process for spent nuclear fuel. The voucher provides access to the research capabilities and expertise at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to help advance their project.
BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT) today announced an engineering contract awarded by GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) for its BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) reactor pressure vessel (RPV).
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced that its BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) has achieved a significant pre-licensing milestone in Canada with the completion of phases one and two of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) Vendor Design Review (VDR) process.
Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), the U.S.-based global leader in the deployment of fourth-generation gas-cooled microreactors, and Urenco USA, operated by Louisiana Energy Services LLC, the only U.S. commercial producer supplying uranium enrichment services, announced an enrichment services supply agreement as part of the fuel supply program for USNC’s Micro-Modular™ Reactor (MMR®).
Centrus Completes Construction and Initial Testing of HALEU Demonstration Cascade, Expects to Begin Production by End of 2023
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Ontario Power Generation (OPG), SNC-Lavalin and Aecon have signed a contract for the deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) at OPG’s Darlington New Nuclear Project site. This is the first commercial contract for a grid-scale SMR in North America.
Framatome and Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) intend to form a joint venture to manufacture commercial quantities of Tri-structural Isotropic (TRISO) particles and Ultra Safe Nuclear’s proprietary Fully Ceramic Micro-encapsulated (FCM®) fuel.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued its final rule in the Federal Register to certify NuScale Power’s small modular reactor. The company’s power module becomes the first SMR design certified by the NRC and just the seventh reactor design cleared for use in the United States. The rule takes effects February 21, 2023 and equips the nation with a new clean power source to help drive down emissions across the country.