|

Holtec


DOE Grants First-Round Civil Nuclear Credit Award—$1.1B—to Diablo Canyon 

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first round of funding from its $6 billion Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) Program is poised to go to Diablo Canyon Power Plant, California’s only operational…


Holtec Unveils Green Boiler Designed to Repurpose Coal Plants

Holtec International, an equipment provider that specializes in the design and manufacture of parts for nuclear reactors, in May unveiled a “green boiler” technology that is designed to repurpose existing…


Small Modular Reactors Provide Opportunity to Rethink Automation for Nuclear Generation

An emerging generation of small modular reactors is encouraging suppliers and regulators alike to consider new digital instrumentation and control approaches. While instrumentation and control (I&C) technology represents a relatively…


Making Power Plants Purr or Putting Them to Sleep: Hard Equipment and Soft Tools

Maintenance equipment and tools have always been important for plant operators. In the early days, the tools were likely made entirely of iron and steel, copper and brass, lead, leather,…


DOE Revives Consent-Based Siting Process for Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal

Potentially jumpstarting long-paralyzed efforts to address the federal management of spent nuclear fuel (SNF), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Nov. 30 issued a request for information (RFI) that…