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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…


Vogtle 2 Installs World’s First Full Accident-Tolerant Fuel Assemblies

The world’s first complete advanced nuclear fuel test assemblies containing accident-tolerant fuel (ATF) have been installed at Southern Co.’s Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant’s Unit 2 in Georgia.  Nuclear…


Challenges for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Licensing Accident Tolerant Fuel

After the meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011, Congress directed the Department of Energy (DOE) to support development of new fuel designs that could tolerate loss-of-cooling…