Posted on June 26, 2024July 6, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on First-Ever Additively Manufactured Debris-Filtering Bottom Nozzles Installed at Farley Nuclear Plant

First-Ever Additively Manufactured Debris-Filtering Bottom Nozzles Installed at Farley Nuclear Plant

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company and operator of more than 8.2 GW of nuclear power capacity, said it has completed the installation of lead test assemblies with additively […] The post First-Ever Additively Manufactured Debris-Filtering Bottom Nozzles Installed at Farley Nuclear Plant appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on June 13, 2024June 19, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on Kemmerer 1 Breaks Ground: A Look at TerraPower’s Natrium Fast Reactor Nuclear Power Plant

Kemmerer 1 Breaks Ground: A Look at TerraPower’s Natrium Fast Reactor Nuclear Power Plant

Bill Gates’ nuclear innovation firm TerraPower has broken ground on the non-nuclear portion of Kemmerer Unit 1, a 345-MW Natrium sodium-cooled fast reactor (SFR) power plant. The groundbreaking on June […] The post Kemmerer 1 Breaks Ground: A Look at TerraPower’s Natrium Fast Reactor Nuclear Power Plant appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on June 6, 2024June 12, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on Michigan Coal Plant Eyes BECCS Retrofit: Could Become First U.S. Facility with ‘Carbon-Negative’ Power

Michigan Coal Plant Eyes BECCS Retrofit: Could Become First U.S. Facility with ‘Carbon-Negative’ Power

CMS Energy’s subsidiary NorthStar Clean Energy has given Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) the green light to start initial work on converting a 73-MW coal-fired power plant in Michigan into a […] The post Michigan Coal Plant Eyes BECCS Retrofit: Could Become First U.S. Facility with ‘Carbon-Negative’ Power appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on May 30, 2024June 5, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on Framatome, TerraPower to Develop HALEU Deconversion Pilot Line

Framatome, TerraPower to Develop HALEU Deconversion Pilot Line

(Updated—June 1, 2024): Framatome and TerraPower will team to design and develop a pilot line for high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) metallization, a crucial deconversion process, at Framatome’s nuclear fuel manufacturing […] The post Framatome, TerraPower to Develop HALEU Deconversion Pilot Line appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on May 30, 2024June 5, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on White House Launches Initiatives to Bolster New Nuclear Deployments

White House Launches Initiatives to Bolster New Nuclear Deployments

The White House has unveiled a suite of new measures aimed at slashing risks associated with new nuclear reactor development and construction, underscoring its policy push to champion nuclear. At […] The post White House Launches Initiatives to Bolster New Nuclear Deployments appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on May 15, 2024May 24, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on Clean Hydrogen: America’s Promising Next Fuel Source for a Resilient Energy Future

Clean Hydrogen: America’s Promising Next Fuel Source for a Resilient Energy Future

The past few years have shown that the need for cleaner energy sources is only growing, while balancing economic and infrastructure concerns remains vital to safeguard American energy dominance and […] The post Clean Hydrogen: America’s Promising Next Fuel Source for a Resilient Energy Future appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on May 9, 2024May 24, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on High-Burnup Nuclear Fuel Rods Delivered for Examination After Having Completed Three Cycles of Commercial Operation

High-Burnup Nuclear Fuel Rods Delivered for Examination After Having Completed Three Cycles of Commercial Operation

High-burnup fuel rods, manufactured by GE Vernova’s Nuclear Fuel business, Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), have been delivered to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for […] The post High-Burnup Nuclear Fuel Rods Delivered for Examination After Having Completed Three Cycles of Commercial Operation appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on May 2, 2024May 8, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on Congress Approves Ban on Imports of Enriched Uranium From Russia

Congress Approves Ban on Imports of Enriched Uranium From Russia

The U.S. Senate on April 30 passed—by unanimous consent—a bill to ban imports of unirradiated low-enriched uranium (LEU) produced in Russia. The bill now heads to the president’s desk for […] The post Congress Approves Ban on Imports of Enriched Uranium From Russia appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Posted on May 1, 2024May 1, 2024Categories Fuel   Leave a comment on Decarbonizing the Power Industry with Low-Carbon-Intensity Hydrogen

Decarbonizing the Power Industry with Low-Carbon-Intensity Hydrogen

Transformational changes in the energy space will need to occur to meet the current global community’s decarbonization and climate protection commitments. Low-carbon-intensity hydrogen could provide valuable The post Decarbonizing the Power Industry with Low-Carbon-Intensity Hydrogen appeared first on POWER Magazine.