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[VIDEO] POWER Insights: Nuclear Reactor with 3D-Printed Core Slated for Operation in 2023
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In the first installment of POWER’s brand new video interview series, POWER Insights, Kurt Terrani, technical director of the Transformational Challenge Reactor (TCR) program, talks to POWER Senior Associate Editor…


A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive
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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer…


Report: Nearly 80% of EU Coal Units Operate at a Loss

A new report from a group that studies the impact of climate change on financial markets recommends that European Union (EU) governments move to phase out coal-fired power generation completely…


Although 'Trump Digs Coal,' His Administration Is Missing the Message
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COMMENTARY At this point, one thing should be abundantly clear about the Trump administration’s theme on energy policy: the president will do whatever it takes to prop up coal, even…


Rapid Advancements for Fast Nuclear Reactors
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Fast neutron reactor systems have the potential to extract 60 times more energy from uranium compared to existing thermal reactors, and they contribute to a significant reduction in the burden…