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Nuclear


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

NRC’s New Chairman Urged to Heed Agency’s Climate Policy Role

Christopher Hanson, a nuclear energy government and industry veteran, has taken the helm of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The designation by President Joe Biden on Jan. 23 may provide…



The POWER Interview: ‘Dispatchable Power Through Commercial Fusion’

The goal of economic power generation from fusion has been elusive, but that hasn't deterred researchers from exploring ways to develop the technology in a way that would support commercial…


NuScale SMR Chosen for UK Wind-Nuclear Hybrid

A British company announced it is joining with U.S.-based NuScale Power to develop a hybrid project using wind energy and small modular reactor (SMR) technology to produce power and green…


Increase in COVID Cases Brings More Vogtle Delays

Georgia Power is adjusting the work schedule for the expansion of the Vogtle nuclear plant, with the company saying hot functional testing and fuel loading of the new Unit 3…


DOE Rolls Out Nuclear Innovation ‘Blueprint’ Ahead of Biden Administration Takeover

As it readies for a leadership shuffle, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has rolled out an ambitious “blueprint” that urges continued technology innovation for existing…


First Turbine Module Delivered for Turkish Nuclear Plant

Turkey's first nuclear power plant reached a milestone with delivery of the first steam turbine module for the project, four months ahead of schedule. GE Steam Power, which is supplying…