Nuclear power

Hitachi to End Business Operations on the UK Nuclear Power Stations Construction Project

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:17am

TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will end business operations on the nuclear power plant construction project in the United Kingdom (Horizon Project), which was suspended in January 2019 (1).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will end business operations on the nuclear power plant construction project in the United Kingdom (Horizon Project), which was suspended in January 2019 (1).
  • The Horizon Project is a proposal by Horizon Nuclear Power Limited, which Hitachi acquired in November 2012, to develop nuclear power stations comprising of two units of UK ABWR(2) at Wylfa Newydd in Anglesey, North-West Wales, with the intention to develop Hitachi's nuclear business in the UK and contribute to the energy policy of the UK government, as well as maintaining the business foundation that supports the nuclear industry in Japan.
  • As a result of this decision to end business operations on the Horizon Project, Hitachi will coordinate with the UK government and relevant organizations regarding its cooperation as the owner of ABWR licence(3) and the handling of the planned construction sites and other matters.
  • Hitachi will continue to contribute to improve social, environmental and economic value and people's quality of life through its Social Innovation Business, including the energy business.

CNL & Terrestrial Energy Partner on SMR Fuel Research

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:33pm

This CNRI-supported project will help to enable Terrestrial Energys IMSR Safeguard program and methods, which are essential for regulatory approval.

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  • This CNRI-supported project will help to enable Terrestrial Energys IMSR Safeguard program and methods, which are essential for regulatory approval.
  • We look forward to working with Terrestrial Energy on this important project.
  • Terrestrial Energy is developing a molten salt reactor technology for use in electric power generation and a variety of other applications including hydrogen production.
  • The agreement with Terrestrial Energy represents the fourth CNRI project underway at CNL and is expected to be completed by June 2021.

Lightbridge CEO to Discuss Innovative Nuclear Technology on Atlantic Council’s EnergySource Innovation Stream

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:00pm

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Lightbridge Scheduled for Streaming on September 17 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)

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  • EnergySource Innovation Stream with Lightbridge Scheduled for Streaming on September 17 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)
    RESTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (Nasdaq: LTBR) an advanced nuclear fuel technology company, today announced that President and CEO Seth Grae will join the Atlantic Councils EnergySource Innovation Stream online series as the featured guest on Thursday, September 17 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time).
  • Mr. Grae will explain how the ongoing global race for nuclear technology innovation has positioned Lightbridge Fuel as a potential game-changer, helping solve energy, climate, and security problemssoon enough to make a difference.
  • To register for the event, please visit: https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/event/esis-with-lightbridge-corporation-...
    Lightbridge (NASDAQ: LTBR) is an advanced nuclear fuel technology development company based in Reston, Virginia, United States.
  • The Company is developing Lightbridge Fuel, a proprietary next-generation nuclear fuel technology for current and future reactors, which significantly enhances the economics, safety, and proliferation resistance of nuclear power.

Nuclear Powered Naval Vessels Market: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan | Evolving Opportunities with Austal Ltd. and BAE Systems Plc | Technavio

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:45am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200914005916/en/
    Read the 120-page report with TOC on "Nuclear Powered Naval Vessels Market Analysis Report by Product (Surface naval vessels and Submerged naval vessels), Geography (North America, APAC, Europe, MEA, and South America), and the Segment Forecasts, 2020-2024".
  • In addition, the technological developments targeted towards the next-generation nuclear reactor are anticipated to boost the growth of the nuclear powered naval vessels market.
  • Major Five Nuclear Powered Naval Vessels Companies:
    Austal Ltd. operates its business through segments such as USA and Australasia.
  • Nuclear Powered Naval Vessels Market Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020-2024)
    Nuclear Powered Naval Vessels Market Geography Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020-2024)

Westinghouse And ENUSA Continue Expansion Of EnCore® Fuel Program With First Insertion At European Utility

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 8:00am

This installation marks the first insertion of EnCore Fuel rod assemblies in Europe, and the second insertion into a commercial nuclear power plant worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • This installation marks the first insertion of EnCore Fuel rod assemblies in Europe, and the second insertion into a commercial nuclear power plant worldwide.
  • "The insertion of EnCore Fuel at the Doel plant is a significant milestone for our Accident Tolerant Fuel program," said Tarik Choho, Westinghouse president of EMEA Operating Plant Services.
  • "This installation is part of the successful deployment of EnCore Fuel to the global nuclear energy industry."
  • The lead test assemblies (LTAs) were manufactured and delivered under the Frame Cooperation Agreement between Westinghouse and ENUSA, which was signed in 2018 to allow for collaboration on the advancement of the EnCore Fuel program at Westinghouse.

Westinghouse And ENUSA Continue Expansion Of EnCore® Fuel Program With First Insertion At European Utility

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 8:00am

This installation marks the first insertion of EnCore Fuel rod assemblies in Europe, and the second insertion into a commercial nuclear power plant worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • This installation marks the first insertion of EnCore Fuel rod assemblies in Europe, and the second insertion into a commercial nuclear power plant worldwide.
  • "The insertion of EnCore Fuel at the Doel plant is a significant milestone for our Accident Tolerant Fuel program," said Tarik Choho, Westinghouse president of EMEA Operating Plant Services.
  • "This installation is part of the successful deployment of EnCore Fuel to the global nuclear energy industry."
  • The lead test assemblies (LTAs) were manufactured and delivered under the Frame Cooperation Agreement between Westinghouse and ENUSA, which was signed in 2018 to allow for collaboration on the advancement of the EnCore Fuel program at Westinghouse.

Global Waste to Energy Market (2020 to 2027) - Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 4:19pm

The "Waste to Energy Market by Technology: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Waste to Energy Market by Technology: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Waste-to-energy is the process of energy generation by the primary treatment of municipal solid waste.
  • Profiles of leading players operating in the global waste-to-energy market has been provided, and this helps in understanding the competitive scenario globally.
  • The global waste-to-energy market forecast is done from 2020 to 2027.

Unison is awarded a new task order by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 3:25pm

DULLES, Va., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Unison , the leading provider of acquisition management software and insight to government agencies, program offices, and contractors, today announced that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has competitively awarded a GSA Federal Supply Schedule task order to them for an acquisition management solution.

Key Points: 
  • DULLES, Va., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Unison , the leading provider of acquisition management software and insight to government agencies, program offices, and contractors, today announced that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has competitively awarded a GSA Federal Supply Schedule task order to them for an acquisition management solution.
  • The task order has a 3-month base period plus four 1-year option periods.
  • The NRC licenses and regulates the nation's civilian use of radioactive materials including commercial nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, such as in nuclear medicine.
  • For over 30 years, Unison has continually advanced software and insight solutions to help federal programs efficiently achieve their missions.

Ultra Safe Nuclear Opens Salt Lake City Facility to Support Development of Fully Ceramic Micro-encapsulated Fuel

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:30pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.-based, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established a new facility in Salt Lake City to support the development of the company's proprietary Fully Ceramic Micro-encapsulated (FCM) fuel.Materials developed at the new facility will be used in Ultra Safe Nuclear's Micro-Modular Reactors (MMR) and other nuclear reactors, including gas-cooled reactors, light water reactors, CANDU reactors, and molten salt cooled reactors.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.-based, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established a new facility in Salt Lake City to support the development of the company's proprietary Fully Ceramic Micro-encapsulated (FCM) fuel.Materials developed at the new facility will be used in Ultra Safe Nuclear's Micro-Modular Reactors (MMR) and other nuclear reactors, including gas-cooled reactors, light water reactors, CANDU reactors, and molten salt cooled reactors.
  • Salt Lake City was selected as the Ultra Safe Nuclear fuel-development site because of the region's well-established infrastructure, knowledgeable workforce, and status as a technology growth hub.
  • The Salt Lake City Lab augments Ultra Safe's materials development efforts at the University of Tennessee Knoxville and collaborations with the Chalk River Laboratories.
  • "Establishing the new advanced materials facility in Salt Lake City will help expedite development and adoption of FCM fuel."

Georgia Power's new Vogtle units approximately 87% complete

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 8:13pm

The company also reported the project is now approximately 87% complete, as significant progress continues to be made at the site.

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  • The company also reported the project is now approximately 87% complete, as significant progress continues to be made at the site.
  • Georgia Power's 23rd Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) Report filing covers the period January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020 and can be found here .
  • With more than 7,000 workers on site, and more than 800 permanent jobs available once the units begin operating, Vogtle 3 & 4 is currently the largest jobs-producing construction project in the state of Georgia.
  • Georgia Power has released new photos of the nation's only new nuclear units currently under construction.