Nuclear

Source: Reuters

California lawmakers extend the life of the state’s last nuclear power plant

NPR


Citing searing summer temperatures and expected energy shortages, California lawmakers approved legislation aimed at extending the life of the state’s last-operating nuclear power plant.

The Diablo Canyon plant – the state’s largest single source of electricity – had been …

September 1, 2022 - 12:30 pm Crude Oil News, Energy News, Nuclear
Source: Reuters

Russian-held nuclear plant disconnects from Ukraine grid for first time – Energoatom

US News


KYIV  -Ukraine’s Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was completely disconnected from the Ukrainian grid for the first time ever on Thursday after nearby fires interfered with power lines, state nuclear company Energoatom said.

 

It said that fires

August 25, 2022 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, International, Nuclear
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Israel: Nuclear deal would give Iran $100 billion to destabilise region

Yahoo News


JERUSALEM – A new nuclear deal between world powers and Iran would allow other nations to avoid sanctions and give Teheran $100 billion a year to destabilise the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Wednesday.…

Source: Reuters

Oil falls on economic data, awaits news of Iran nuclear deal

Nasdaq


KUALA LUMPUR – Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as traders eyed the latest progress in last-ditch talks to revive the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran, which would clear the way to boost its crude exports in a tight market.…

Source: CNBC

Google and Chevron invest in nuclear fusion startup that’s raised $1.2 billion

CNBC


Google and Chevron are part of a $250 million funding raise announced Tuesday for TAE Technologies, a nuclear fusion startup with an unconventional strategy that has now raised a total of $1.2 billion.

Nuclear fusion is often referred …

Source: CNBC

Nuclear power plant lowers output to protect fish as Europe grapples with heatwave

CNBC


A nuclear power plant in Switzerland is lowering its output in order to prevent the river that cools it from hitting temperature levels dangerous to marine life, in the latest example of how Europe’s current heatwave is having wide-reaching …

Source: Reuters

Ukraine signs deal with Westinghouse to end Russian nuclear fuel needs

Reuters


Ukraine has signed a deal for the U.S. nuclear power company Westinghouse to supply fuel to all of its atomic power stations in an effort to end the country’s reliance on Russian supplies, Ukraine’s state nuclear company said on …

Source: CNBC

EU considers energy sanctions on Russia after nuclear power plant attack

CNBC


The European Union is debating new sanctions against Russia — and this time they could hit the energy sector.

Three European officials, who did not want to be named due to the sensitivity of the talks, told CNBC that …

Source: Reuters

Germany, Austria blast EU’s “greenwashing” of natural gas projects

World Oil


(Bloomberg) –Germany and Austria came out strongly against the European Union proposal to classify some natural-gas and nuclear projects as sustainable investments, with both countries accusing the bloc of “greenwashing.”

In Berlin, the Greens — who joined Germany’s …

Source: World Oil

U.S. says Iran “dragging its feet” on return to nuclear deal

World Oil


(Bloomberg) –Talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal that have resumed in Vienna show some progress but it’s “far too slow,” a U.S. official said Tuesday.

“Iran has at best been dragging its feet in the talks while …

Source: CNBC

The feds have collected more than $44 billion for a permanent nuclear waste dump — here’s why we still don’t have one

CNBC


The federal government has a fund of $44.3 billion earmarked for spending on a permanent nuclear waste disposal facility in the United States.

It began collecting money from energy customers for the fund in the 1980s, and the money

December 20, 2021 - 2:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Nuclear
Source: CNBC

Bill Gates’ TerraPower will build its first advanced nuclear reactor in a coal town in Wyoming

CNBC


TerraPower, a start-up co-founded by Bill Gates to revolutionize designs for nuclear reactors, has picked Kemmerer, Wyoming, as the preferred location for its first demonstration reactor. It aims to build the plant in the frontier-era coal town by …

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