Euratom Research and Training Programme Receives €300M For 2021-2022

Euratom Research and Training Programme Receives €300M For 2021-2022 The European Commission recently adopted the Euratom Work Programme 2021-2022, implementing the Euratom Research and Training Programme 2021-2025. The Work Programme outlines the objectives and specific topic areas, which will receive €300 million in funding. These investments will support fusion research, and help to foster progress…

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Cameco And GNF Will Cooperate With GE To Develop BWRX-300 SMR

Cameco And GNF Will Cooperate With GE To Develop BWRX-300 SMR GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) (ENS Corporate Member), Cameco Corporation and Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas (GNF-A) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding to explore potential collaboration to advance the commercialisation and deployment of BWRX-300 small modular reactors in Canada and around the world. The BWRX-300…

Swedes Support Nuclear Energy And Potential New-Build

Swedes Support Nuclear Energy And Potential New-Build A recent poll has shown that about half of Swedes would consider building new nuclear power and see nuclear as a tool to achieve the country’s climate goals. According to the poll, 46% of respondents wanted to continue using nuclear power and, if necessary, build new reactor units,…

New Reactor Concepts Selected For Deep Space Exploration

New Reactor Concepts Selected For Deep Space Exploration Three reactor design concept proposals for a nuclear thermal propulsion system for deep space missions have been selected by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Department of Energy (DOE). DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) will award 12-month contracts to three consortia to each…

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Slovenian Climate Strategy 2050 To Endorse Nuclear Energy

Slovenian Climate Strategy 2050 To Endorse Nuclear Energy The Slovenian National Assembly approved a resolution on climate strategy until 2050 under which Slovenia commits to become climate neutral in the coming 30 years. The resolution includes a provision saying that Slovenia will use nuclear energy in the long term, so supporting the country in decreasing…

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IAEA Completed SALTO Review Mission in Bulgaria

IAEA Completed SALTO Review Mission in Bulgaria An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts recently completed a review of long term operational safety at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria. The SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) review mission was requested by the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (BNRA). A SALTO…

PSI New Method For Complex X-ray Studies Of Correlated Metals

PSI New Method For Complex X-ray Studies Of Correlated Metals Researchers from the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), working in an international team, have developed a new method for complex X-ray studies that will aid in better understanding so-called correlated metals. These materials could prove useful for practical applications in…