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U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing May Be Making a Comeback—Here’s Why

The Department of Energy (DOE) has ramped up efforts to explore recycling spent nuclear fuel (SNF), or used nuclear fuel (UNF), from the nation’s fleet of light water reactors (LWRs),…


Oklo Relaunches NRC Licensing Process for Nuclear Microreactor

Oklo, the developer of the much-watched 1.5-MW Aurora microreactor, has submitted a recharged licensing project plan (LPP) with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), launching a renewed effort that could help…


You've Heard of Offshore Wind; Now, Offshore Nuclear Is a Thing
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CORE POWER announced that it and its partners, the MIT Energy Initiative and the Idaho National Laboratory, were granted funding by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Nuclear Energy University…


U.S. Utility Survey Suggests Industry Mulling Additions of 90 GW of New Nuclear

A Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) survey suggests U.S. utility members expect to add up to 90 GW of new nuclear generation by the 2050s, including more than 300 new small…


Nuclear Power on the Upswing, Numerous Projects Take Shape Around the World
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The International Energy Agency (IEA) says momentum is building for nuclear power in many countries amid soaring fuel prices and growing energy security concerns. “In today’s context of the global…