Nuclear

Source: Reuters

Impact of nuclear energy needs more study before getting green label, EU told

Reuters


BRUSSELS – The European Union should do more research on the potential harm caused by nuclear power before deciding whether to label it as a sustainable investment, one of the two expert committees tasked with assessing the fuel’s green …

Source: The TAE Technologies fusion machine, Norman, in the company’s lab in Foothill Ranch, California. Norman was built from the middle of 2016 to mid-2017 and cost $150 million to build. It is 22 feet high, 80 feet long and weighs 60,000 pounds.Photo courtesy TAE Technologies

Look inside this lab where scientists are recreating the energy of the sun to produce nearly unlimited clean energy

CNBC


Recreating in a lab the nuclear reaction that powers the sun and other stars — which is called nuclear fusion — is a feat as complex as it sounds.

Fusion has the potential to create massive amounts of carbon-free …

April 30, 2021 - 1:30 pm Climate Change, Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Nuclear
Source: Reuters

Analysis-Climate could pay the price as Europe’s nuclear plants age

Reuters


LONDON – Nuclear power capacity able to supply roughly 60 million homes is scheduled to close this decade as utilities struggle to replace northwest Europe’s ageing reactors, raising the risk of higher carbon emissions as fossil fuels plug the …

California was the largest net electricity importer of any state in 2019

California was the largest net electricity importer of any state in 2019

EIA

Electricity routinely flows between the Lower 48 states and, to a lesser extent, between the United States and Canada and Mexico. Electricity generation exceeds electricity consumption in 25 states, and excess electricity is transmitted across state lines—almost 10% of …

December 7, 2020 - 6:51 am EIA News That Matters, Hydroelectric, Nuclear, Power Generation
China’s first domestically made nuclear reactor, the Hualong One, goes online

China’s first domestically made nuclear reactor, the Hualong One, goes online

EnergyWorld

The reactor, which was connected to the national grid on Friday, can generate 10 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year and cut carbon emissions by 8.16 million tons

BEIJING: China has powered up its first domestically developed nuclear reactor

November 28, 2020 - 8:20 pm International, Nuclear, Popular 2, Renewable/Green/Eco Energy
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License Transfer Request for Indian Point Approved by NRC

License Transfer Request for Indian Point Approved by NRC Transfer of Indian Po…

November 23, 2020 - 3:51 pm Nuclear, Press Releases
Canada, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation One Step Closer to Constructing World’s First Micro Modular Reactor with Signing of Project Host Agreement

Canada, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation One Step Closer to Constructing World’s First Micro Modular Reactor with Signing of Project Host Agreement

Canada, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation One Step Closer to Constructing World’s First Micr…

November 21, 2020 - 5:41 am Net Zero, Nuclear, Press Releases, Renewable/Green/Eco Energy
Rendering of proposed Versatile Test Reactor -Idaho National Laboratory

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Plans for Environmental Impact Statement for Versatile Test Reactor

Office of Nuclear Energy

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This is good news as we try to get a “balanced power” to help the environment. Having all types of renewable, hydro, nuclear and clean fossil fuels is a good

Interregional electricity trade in India affects shares of solar and coal-fired generation

Interregional electricity trade in India affects shares of solar and coal-fired generation

EIA

With more than 1.3 billion people, India is the second-most populous country in the world and has the third-highest energy consumption level after China and the United States. To help meet the country’s energy needs, India is expanding its …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Atlas RFID – Can you build a nuclear plant with no logistics loss?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Data Gumbo – Atlas RFID – Can you build a nuclear plant with no logistics loss?

Well we found the combination to eliminate logistics loss, improve cash flow, and build your own success story. The team from Data Gumbo and Atlas RFID stopped by to talk about how technology is changing logistics in the energy space.

Uranium Energy Corp Applauds Historic Draft Bipartisan Senate Funding Measure for the Formation of a U.S. Uranium Reserve

Uranium Energy Corp Applauds Historic Draft Bipartisan Senate Funding Measure for the For…

November 11, 2020 - 9:22 am Nuclear, Press Releases
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Centrus to Webcast Conference Call on November 13 at 8:30 a.m. ET

Centrus to Webcast Conference Call on November 13 at 8:30 a.m. ET PR Newswire …

November 9, 2020 - 6:14 pm Conference Calls & Webcasts, Nuclear, Press Releases
Iranian parliament orders increase in uranium enrichment – This is one to watch

Iranian parliament orders increase in uranium enrichment – This is one to watch

WNN

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: The US Presidential Election is already having a world wide impact. This will be a story to watch to see if the policy will be changed to Iran and peace in the Middle

November 6, 2020 - 8:00 am International, Nuclear, Oil and Gas 360 Publisher Note:
Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation Partners with Synthos Green Energy to Develop Micro Reactor-Based Systems to Decarbonize Company Chemical Facilities

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation Partners with Synthos Green Energy to Develop Micro Reactor-Based Systems to Decarbonize Company Chemical Facilities

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation Partners with Synthos Green Energy to Develop Micro Reacto…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: Prachatai/Flickr)

PM Modi underscores 7 key pillars of India’s energy strategy – power to the people

Energyworld

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi many times on our daily show for his commitment to use a “Balanced Power Approach” to getting the lowest kWh to his citizens. Great job, and

Putin decrees development of Arctic with more nuclear icebreakers – This will help Russia cash flow from fossil fuels.

Putin decrees development of Arctic with more nuclear icebreakers – This will help Russia cash flow from fossil fuels.

WNN

Oil & Gas Publishers Note: These large investments will help Russia maintain the cashflow from fossil fuels which make a substantial portion of their GDP. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an executive order, On the Strategy for Developing

October 30, 2020 - 10:32 am International, LNG, Natural Gas News, Nuclear, Popular 1
Feds fund small nuclear reactor ahead of national strategy to adopt more of them

Feds fund small nuclear reactor ahead of national strategy to adopt more of them

An Ontario nuclear power company is getting $20 million from Ottawa to try to get its new small modular reactor in line with Canada’s safety regulations.

The grant to Terrestrial Energy in Oakville, Ont., is the first investment Canada has …

October 18, 2020 - 2:52 pm Canada, Canada News, International, Net Zero, Nuclear
Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom launches lithium battery storage business unit

Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom launches lithium battery storage business unit

Energy Storage news

Nuclear technology company Rosatom, Russia’s biggest electricity provider and the country’s supplier of nuclear fuel for power plants, has opened an energy storage business unit based around lithium-ion batteries.

The state corporation – State Atomic Energy Corporation …

October 12, 2020 - 5:13 am International, Nuclear, Storage
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $26.9 million for Advanced Nuclear Technology

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $26.9 million for Advanced Nuclear Technology

DOE


WASHINGTON, D.C. – – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced funding for three domestic projects that will accelerate advanced nuclear technology development. These projects, valued at $26.9 million including industry cost-share contributions, will allow industry-led teams to …

October 8, 2020 - 11:53 am Energy News, Nuclear, Power Generation
UAE nuclear energy plant Unit 1 reaches 50% power capacity

UAE nuclear energy plant Unit 1 reaches 50% power capacity

Trade Arabia


The reactor of Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the UAE has achieved 50% of its electricity production capacity, said Nawah Energy Company, the joint venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear
September 22, 2020 - 8:57 pm International, Net Zero, Nuclear
Source: Forbes

ANEEL: thorium-based reactor fuel could support a new wave of nuclear power

Forbes


For decades, nuclear engineers have dreamt up new formulas, shapes and sizes for the radioactive fuel that powers the reactors of the world’s nuclear power plants (our greatest source of zer0-carbon electric power). Today most of what’s used for …

Illinois Nuclear Plants Operate at Near Full Power Through Hottest Summer on Record

Despite scorching heat, all six Illinois nuclear plants provided around-the-clock, carbon-f…

September 18, 2020 - 9:56 am Nuclear, Press Releases
Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

EIA


Fossil fuels, or energy sources formed in the Earth’s crust from decayed organic material, including petroleum, natural gas, and coal, continue to account for the largest share of energy production and consumption in the United States. In 2019, 80% …

Dominion Energy Announces Nuclear License Renewal Application for North Anna Power Station; Supports Dominion Energy’s Net Zero Commitment

Dominion Energy Announces Nuclear License Renewal Application for North Anna Power Station; Supports Dominion Energy’s Net Zero Commitment

RICHMOND, Va. , Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion Energy, (NYSE: D), has filed …

September 4, 2020 - 9:18 am Net Zero, Nuclear, Press Releases
Exelon Generation to Retire Illinois’ Byron and Dresden Nuclear Plants In 2021

Exelon Generation to Retire Illinois’ Byron and Dresden Nuclear Plants In 2021

Early retirements are the result of market rules that favor polluting power plants over ca…

August 27, 2020 - 11:38 am Climate Change, Energy News, Jobs, Nuclear, Press Releases, Regulatory
Negotiations start with industry team to support design and build of Versatile Test Reactor

Negotiations start with industry team to support design and build of Versatile Test Reactor

Energy Central


IDAHO FALLS – Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) has initiated contract negotiations with a team led by Bechtel National Inc. to support the design and build phase of the Versatile Test Reactor, a one-of-a-kind facility that would support …

August 26, 2020 - 6:03 am Climate Change, Nuclear
Chevron Invests in Nuclear Fusion Start-up

Chevron Invests in Nuclear Fusion Start-up

Technology Ventures Team Identifies Zap Energy Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today a…

Alberta Latest Region to Leverage Nuclear to Fight Climate Change

Alberta Latest Region to Leverage Nuclear to Fight Climate Change

Alberta Latest Region to Leverage Nuclear to Fight Climate Change Canada NewsWire …

Source: CNBC

The UAE becomes the first Arab country to launch its own nuclear energy program

CNBC


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates announced Saturday the successful start up of its Barakah nuclear energy plant, the first in the Arab world and a significant step towards the country’s goal of emissions-free electricity.

With …

August 3, 2020 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Nuclear
The Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in Abu Dhabi.

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba Statement on Successful Startup of Unit 1 at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

WASHINGTON , Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba issued the foll…

August 3, 2020 - 1:15 pm International, Nuclear, Power Generation, Press Releases