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POWER Digest [December 2021]

U.S. Air Force Will Site Microreactor in Alaska The U.S. Air Force has selected Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska as the site of its first stationary microreactor pilot. The…


Bechtel, GE Will Lead 3.2-GW Gas Power Project

Vietnam's first privately-owned power plant has moved a step closer to fruition, as Delta Offshore Energy chose Bechtel to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for a proposed 3,200-MW combined…


Wyoming Coal Power Plant May Host Natrium Advanced Nuclear Demonstration

Bill Gates’ nuclear innovation startup TerraPower and Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary PacifiCorp are looking to site a federally backed demonstration of their 345-MWe Natrium advanced nuclear reactor system at a…


Versatile Test Reactor Moves into Engineering Design Phase

The Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), a planned experimental fast neutron reactor that the Department of Energy (DOE) says is crucial to support domestic advanced nuclear reactor research and development has…


Interest in DOE’s Versatile Test Reactor Heats Up

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and TerraPower are jointly pursuing an opportunity to design and build the U.S. Department of Energy’s Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), an experimental fast neutron nuclear…