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Nuclear


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

Oklo Readying to Deploy Commercial-Scale Nuclear Fuel Recycling Facility

Oklo has kicked off regulatory activities for a first-of-its-kind nuclear fuel recycling facility that could produce commercial material from used light water reactor (LWR) fuel before the decade's end. The…



NRC Rejects New Review of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Operating Extension

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has denied a request from California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to renew a review of an operating license application for the Diablo…


The POWER Interview: Abu Dhabi’s Plan for Renewable Energy in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is in the midst of an energy transition, moving away from its nearly exclusive use of natural gas-fired power generation to a strategy based on…


Fast Neutron Reactor Installed at Russian Research Facility

Workers at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (RIAR) in Dimitrovgrad, Russia, have installed what they call the world’s largest multipurpose fast neutron research reactor, or MBIR, at the site.…


South Korean President: Country Needs More Nuclear Power

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said his country’s push to be carbon-neutral by 2050 must include construction of more nuclear power generation, in a reversal of his predecessor’s call…


Officials Give Go-Ahead for UK-Based Fusion Power Project

A prototype fusion power plant designed by a UK-based architectural and design firm has been approved by local regulators. The South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning committee on Jan. 11 gave…