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  • Blog Post: New Safety Controls Installed At Calvert Cliffs October 18, 2019
    Framatome and Lockheed Martin successfully completed the installation and site acceptance testing of a new Engineered Safety Features Actuation System (ESFAS) replacement for Exelon Generation’s Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2, during the plant’s spring 2019 refueling outage, Framatome said on Oct. 9. The new ESFAS boasts triple modular redundancy and allows plant operators […]
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  • Blog Post: IAEA Fuel Bank Accepts First LEU Delivery October 18, 2019
    The first delivery of low-enriched uranium (LEU) has been deposited at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s nuclear fuel bank at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in eastern Kazakhstan, the agency said Friday. The bank is a depository for LEU meant to offer countries with nuclear power plants an alternative supply in case their primary supplier falls […]
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  • Blog Post: Nuclear remains in South Africa's energy plans October 18, 2019
    The operation of the Koeberg nuclear power plant will be extended by 20 years and a new nuclear build programme will be launched as part of South Africa's energy plans for the next decade. The plans were approved yesterday by the country's government. ...read more
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  • Comment on 30-hour Concrete Pour Completed At Hinkley Point C October 18, 2019
    *cubic
    Anonymous
  • Comment on Three Miles Island Unit 1 Is Retired October 18, 2019
    Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful plant trip...
    Anonymous
  • Blog Post: How 'world view' affects public perception of nuclear power October 18, 2019
    Public perception of nuclear power in mitigating climate change does not depend exclusively on education, but is also determined to a large extent by each individual's world view, Jessica Lovering of the Breakthrough Institute said last week at the International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power , held by the International […]
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  • Blog Post: IAEA fuel bank receives first delivery of uranium October 18, 2019
    The International Atomic Energy Agency yesterday took delivery of the first shipment of low-enriched uranium at a purpose-built storage facility at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in eastern Kazakhstan. The delivery marks the official start of operation of the IAEA LEU Bank, aimed at providing assurance to countries about the availability of nuclear fuel ...read more
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  • Blog Post: DOE, NRC collaborate on advanced reactor deployment October 17, 2019
    A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the US Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to share technical expertise and computing resources to accelerate the deployment of advanced nuclear technologies. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: UK designates radwaste disposal policy October 17, 2019
    The UK government has designated its National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure, following its completion of 21 parliamentary sitting days on 2 October, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said today. BEIS has also published the Appraisal of Sustainability Post Adoption Statement and the Final Habitats ...read more
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  • Comment on Three Miles Island Unit 1 Is Retired October 17, 2019
    Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful plant trip...
    Anonymous