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Dear POWER subscriber,

Welcome to NUCLEAR POWER Direct, our newest e-letter! We are excited to roll out this new offering to you in an attempt to keep you abreast of all the latest content that we’ve published focused on the nuclear energy industry. This new e-letter will be deployed on the fourth Wednesday each month and will feature a sampling of nuclear power-related articles from our website, not only from our daily news posts, but also from our monthly magazine. We know that you’re busy and don’t always find time to peruse our website, so we think this e-letter will give you a chance to see what we’re covering and allow you to dig deeper into what resonates with you. We hope you find this useful, and as always, we welcome your feedback on everything related to our brand.

Aaron Larson
Executive Editor

GE Hitachi’s BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor Gets Another Win
Fermi Energia, a privately held company formed to develop a small modular reactor (SMR) in Estonia, announced that it has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 design for deployment.…
Centrus Competes Construction, Initial Testing of HALEU Demonstration Cascade
Marking a major milestone, 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—on Feb. 9 said…
Vogtle Unit 3 In-Service Date Slides to May or June
Southern Company said in its annual report filing issued on Feb. 16 that remediating certain equipment and component issues will force the projected in-service date for Plant Vogtle Unit 3…
In Case You Missed It
What Will a Fusion Power Plant Look Like?
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Dec. 13 “the achievement of fusion ignition.” The milestone is a major scientific breakthrough, decades in the making. Fusion, of course, is the process by
Major Nuclear Players Team on Innovative Construction Delivery Approach for BWRX-300 SMR at Darlington
Ontario Power Generation (OPG), GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), SNC-Lavalin, and Aecon have signed a trailblazing six-year alliance agreement designed to bolster the deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor…
Floating Nuclear Power Buoyant on New Prospects
In July 1968, the U.S. Army sent the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, the Sturgis, to the Panama Canal to help overcome a regional hydroelectric power plant shortage, which was driven by a severe
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Poland Moves Forward With Country's First Nuclear Power Plant
Westinghouse and Poland’s Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe (PEJ) have finalized a contract for pre-design work on what would be that country’s first nuclear power plant (NPP). The agreement announced Feb. 22…
Pakistan Inaugurates Third Reactor at Karachi Nuclear Plant
The third unit of the Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (KANUPP) in Pakistan was inaugurated by Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Feb. 2, adding another 1.1 GW of power generation…
Why Constellation Energy, a Nuclear-Heavy Giant, Is Primed for Power Futurity
Spun out of Exelon Corp. a year ago, Constellation Energy’s competitive generation and customer-facing energy businesses represent a new power company paradigm that conforms to decarbonization. But the company that today holds the largest nuclear fleet in the U.S. will still face a unique array of challenges.
Industry Press Releases
Framatome inks contract with ČEZ to Modernize Instrumentation and Control Systems

Nucleareurope calls for technology neutral electricity market design

DuPont Consolidates Ultrafiltration Technologies Under New IntegraTec™ Brand

Carhartt Empowers Women in the Skilled Trades with Call for Spring 2023 “For the Love of Labor” Grant Applications

SKF Grease Cartridge Eases The Job of Lubrication

Acquisition of NDT Classroom Bolsters NDT Training Portfolio

Integrated Power Services Acquires Southland Electrical Group

Flowserve to Acquire Velan in an All-cash Transaction Valued at Approximately $245 million (C$329 million)
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