Waste Management

Diamond battery can process nuclear waste and generate electricity

Jan 29, 2020

Researchers in the UK outline decommissioning benefits plus potential for reactor core shrouds.

Orano TN transfers high-heat canisters; GNF installs accident tolerant fuel assemblies

Jan 28, 2020

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Holtec launches latest Project Cheetah technologies; Canada narrows repository site search

Dec 4, 2019

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

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.

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.

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.

Three Mile Island owner tackles fuel storage risks as closure looms

May 22, 2019

Exelon will launch into decommissioning work at Three Mile Island Unit 1 when it closes in September and the operator is focusing on dry storage construction and shared facility...

Orano eyes US spent fuel transfer after one year of cooling

May 8, 2019

U.S. spent fuel transfer specialists are reducing minimum cooling times as surging decommissioning demand drives faster decommissioning processes.

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