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Fuel


First Commercial Deployment of Supercritical CO2 Power Cycle Taking Shape in Alberta

Siemens Energy and Canadian pipeline company TC Energy in February agreed to commission a novel waste-heat-to-power facility in Alberta by 2022 that captures waste heat from a gas-fired turbine operating…



Centrus on Track to Produce HALEU Nuclear Fuel Material by Early 2022

Centrus Energy, a firm under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to demonstrate production of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) with domestic technology, says it expects to begin producing…


The POWER Interview: USNC Making Headway on Advanced Nuclear Fuel

In a brief interview this February, Francesco Venneri, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. CEO, explained to POWER why the company’s development of its proprietary fully ceramic microencapsulated (FCM) fuel is significant…


Mitsubishi Power Developing 100% Ammonia-Capable Gas Turbine

Mitsubishi Power is developing a 40-MW class gas turbine that can directly combust 100% ammonia under an initiative that responds to heightened global decarbonization ambitions, as well as Japan’s recent…


The Allure of TRISO Nuclear Fuel Explained

Tristructural isotropic (TRISO) particle fuel has long been used in high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactors, but it is seeing a resurgence as a result of other applications. Modern TRISO fuel designs…


GE Gas Turbines Will Replace Coal at Colorado Plant

The plan to retire the last coal-fired units at a power plant in Colorado has moved a step closer to completion, with the announcement that Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) has…