Japanese utilities Tokyo Electric Power Company and Chubu Electric Power Company have today signed a basic agreement with Hitachi and Toshiba to discuss potential collaboration on boiling water reactors (BWRs).
Small modular reactors (SMRs) have been the talk of scientists and researchers in the nuclear industry for many years — but to what extent will their debut, expected next year, create challenges in spent fuel management? It depends, say experts, on the particular SMR design and a country’s existing
The Urenco-led U-Battery consortium has completed the first stage of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' invitation to site a first-of-a-kind small modular reactor at the Chalk River site. It is the fourth reactor design to do so.
The UK has opened for consultation its assessment of a new financing model aimed at reducing the cost of new nuclear power plant projects by having consumers pay upfront through their energy bills. A solution is needed urgently because nuclear energy is seen as a vital part of the government's commi
Uzbekistan has decided it now wants to build four nuclear power units and not just two as previously stated, Alisher Sultanov, the country's energy minister, said in an interview with news agency Kun.uz this week.
The New Safe Confinement (NSC), a €1.5bn structure built to encase the destroyed reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, was yesterday handed over to Ukraine for operation at an official ceremony, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said.
Nucleaire geneeskunde neemt naar verwachting een grote vlucht de komende decennia. Wereldwijd zijn er echter maar een handjevol reactoren die zogeheten radioactieve isotopen kunnen maken om aan de groeiende vraag te voldoen. De grootste staat als het aan de Nederlandse overheid én de medische wereld
The Czech government has given preliminary approval for Elektrárna Dukovany II - a subsidiary of utility ČEZ - to build at least one new nuclear power unit. The decision was announced in a government resolution published yesterday by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Linac is short for linear accelerator. It uses electricity to generate high energy beams of X-rays or electrons. While these beams have a variety of uses, one of their most common is for treating cancer.