Industry Insight

NuScale outlines ‘challenges’ faced in meeting NRC regulations on SMR design

Aug 6, 2019

NuScale sought exemptions to tackle hurdles in licensing process for its passive technology.

High-power SYLOS laser could 'transmute' nuclear waste

Aug 5, 2019

Nobel Prize-winning professor says waste could be made safe in matter of hours.

First all-digital nuclear reactor system installed in U.S.

Jul 18, 2019

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has licensed Purdue University Reactor Number One (PUR-1) as the first entirely digital nuclear reactor instrumentation and control system in the...

Composite Structural Technology “industry-changing” for safety, economies

Jul 17, 2019

Moltex Energy is entering the U.S. market after receiving funding for research into structural composites that could reduce SSR construction schedules to 24 months and provide “...

Quicker, cheaper decommissioning promised by rise of the robots

Jul 3, 2019

AI and VR advancements take robotic solutions to a new level

Digital twin technology identified as key to increased safety and efficiency

Jul 3, 2019

Digital twinning gaining traction in nuclear plant operation.

Holtec outlines fleet model as decommissioning extends to six US reactors

Jun 19, 2019

Indian Point will join Oyster Creek, Pilgrim and Palisades in four-site portfolio

Canada SMR race expands to six entrants

Jun 5, 2019

U-Battery is latest of six confirmed proposals for an operational small modular reactor by 2026.

Crystal River to be decommissioned 50 years early

Jun 5, 2019

Accelerated Decommissioning Partners agrees $540m deal with Duke Energy to decommission Florida plant by 2027.

Westinghouse targets fast licensing, tiny footprint for new SMR

May 22, 2019

Westinghouse’s eVinci heat pipe reactor design will provide cost and siting advantages and high technology readiness should accelerate design licensing approval, project directors told...