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NRC Cites Problems at Vogtle, May Increase Project Oversight

Continuing issues with the two-unit expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia have led federal regulators to say they are considering increasing oversight of the project. The U.S.…


Icebreaker Reactor Approved for Ground-Based Nuclear Plant

The international business arm of Russia's state-owned nuclear power company has received a license that will allow construction of small modular reactors (SMRs), based on the design used in the…


The POWER Interview: X-energy's Plan for Sustained Nuclear Growth

The global push for carbon neutral and zero-emissions power generation has brought renewed interest in nuclear power, particularly for smaller units that are scalable and in some cases mobile, able…


X-energy Delivers Second Information Package for CNSC Pre-Licensing Vendor Design Review

TORONTO, Canada (Feb. 24, 2021) — X-energy has delivered its second information package to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) as part of the regulator’s Pre-Licensing Vendor Design Review (VDR),…


Is Nuclear Power Poised for a Resurgence?
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Since 1990, nuclear power has consistently supplied about 19% to 20% of the electricity used in the U.S. However, very few nuclear plants have been added to the U.S. fleet…