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Russians Achieve Milestone with New Nuclear Fuel
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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…


Industry’s First Complete Accident-Tolerant Nuclear Assembly in Operation at Calvert Cliffs

The first complete accident-tolerant fuel (ATF) assembly is now operational at Exelon’s Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2 in Maryland, bringing an industry-led quest to accelerate commercialization of the…


Experimental Advanced Fuel Rods Loaded in Russian Nuclear Reactor
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The first Russian-made nuclear reactor fuel bundles with experimental ATF (Advanced Technology Fuel) rods have been loaded into Unit 2 at the Rostov nuclear power plant (NPP) in southwest Russia.…


Exelon Installs New Accident Tolerant Fuel at Illinois Nuclear Plant
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Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), a GE-led joint venture with Hitachi Ltd. that supplies boiling water reactor fuel and fuel-related services around the world, said lead test assemblies utilizing its ARMOR-coated…


Russia Completes First-Phase Testing of Nuclear Accident-Tolerant Fuel

Russia has completed the first phase of nuclear accident-tolerant fuel (ATF) reactor testing at a government research facility. The achievement paves the way for ATF testing at a Russian commercial…