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Nuclear


Nuclear power plant design, licensing, construction, operation and maintenance, refueling, and uprating.

Nuclear Is the Bastion of Pennsylvania’s Newest Climate Action Plan

Pennsylvania, a major power producer that relied on fossil fuels for 66% of its net power generation in June, plans to maintain its nuclear generation at current levels until it…



SMRs May Replace Polish Coal; GE Hitachi in Fuel Supply Pact

Poland's push for nuclear power could include repurposing of coal-fired power plants with small modular reactor (SMR) technology from NuScale Power. NuScale on Sept. 23 announced it had signed a…


Nuclear Advisory Council Deems Commissioning of Holtec SMR-160 by 2030 a ‘Credible Target’

Holtec International's ambitions to install its first set of SMR-160 small modular reactor nuclear plants in the U.S. by 2030 may be a "credible target," the company's advisory council comprising…


NRC Backs Storing Nuclear Waste in Texas

Federal regulators have approved a private company's plan to store nuclear waste in the oil fields of West Texas, the latest move in the continuing saga of where to store…


Illinois Nuclear Plants Saved by Last-Minute Vote

The Illinois Senate has approved an overhaul of the state's energy policy with an eye toward a carbon-free future, with a key part of the package keeping the Byron nuclear…


Groups Announce Successful Test to Advance Fusion Energy

A company working to bring fusion energy technology to market joined with a group from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in announcing a successful test of what they call…