Industry Insight

Deep Isolation and NAC to develop horizontal repository design

Nov 13, 2019

Modular horizontal borehole repository could cut disposal costs in half compared to mined solution.

EBR-II experience aided ARC-100 SMR design review

Oct 24, 2019

Proven technology and data helped ARC Nuclear Canada pass initial stage of Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s Vendor Design Review.

Thermal vitrification could reduce waste volumes by 90%

Oct 22, 2019

NDA says thermal treatment of Plutonium Contaminated Material (PCM) at Sellafield could save US$1.3 billion.

Significant milestone for world-first underground repository

Oct 9, 2019

Posiva lays foundation stone for fuel encapsulation plant at Finland's Onkalu facility, expected to be operational by 2023.

Advanced detritiation technology could solve waste water problem

Oct 9, 2019

Laker TRF testing identifies efficiencies that could resolve Fukushima storage issue.

Moltex raises US$7.5m in crowdfunding 'first'

Sep 25, 2019

Funds raised on Shadow Foundr will primarily be used for New Brunswick Power SMR project.

China dominates reactor connections, Russia leads export market

Sep 25, 2019

WNA Report says of nine reactors connected to the grid in 2018, seven were in China.

WNA report highlights strong performance of older nuclear plants

Sep 11, 2019

Consistently high capacity being achieved at plants celebrating 50 years of operation.

Rolls-Royce group wins funding as UK SMR race gathers pace

Sep 11, 2019

Competition from Canada to build first SMR increases pressure on design competition.

Global First Power enters Stage 3 of CNL SMR programme

Aug 29, 2019

GFP's design is first to enter environmental assessment, having passed rigorous due diligence requirements.