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Safety


Russians Achieve Milestone with New Nuclear Fuel

Rosatom announced that it has started the fourth irradiation cycle of fuel assemblies with VVER-type fuel rods in the MIR research reactor (Figure 1) at the Research Institute of Atomic…



Quantum Technology: Applications in Cybersecurity for Power Utilities

With the advent and implementation of smart grid infrastructure across power utilities, there has been a paradigm shift in the efficiencies of the grid. The use of digital communication technology…


Major Wind Power Producer Sentenced in Wind Farm Eagle Deaths

A Wyoming court on April 5 sentenced NextEra Energy Resources affiliate ESI Energy to five years of probation and fined the wind power developer more than $8 million for three…


How to Complete Successful Power Projects Working with EPC Contractors

Power companies rely heavily on engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to build new power facilities and keep old ones in top condition. However, some projects go smoother than others.…


Pressure on U.S. Nuclear Power Could Mount if Sanctions Imposed on Russian Uranium

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ensuing sanctions may have a limited immediate impact on the U.S. nuclear industry, despite its reliance on uranium imports. Potential implications over the longer term,…


Ukraine’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant Taken by Russian Forces

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported on March 4 that Russian forces had taken control of the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) site, but that the reactors continued to…