Nuclear News - 21st Feb 2020

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The power plant of the future could run on nuclear waste

Grist – Nathanael Johnson – Feb 20, 12:55


A California-based start-up's plans to develop a power plant that can turn nuclear waste into energy just took a big step closer to reality. The company, Oklo, got a permit in December to build the next-generation power plant at the Idaho National…


Nuclear is the solution - and SMRs are the future of nuclear | Guest Column


Post Register – Feb 20, 2:30 AMGlobal energy infrastructure faces great challenges. As we work to reduce carbon emissions and respond to demands for new clean energy sources, research from the International Energy Agency shows nuclear power needs to be a significant contributor…


Exclusive: Why Oklo's Demonstration of HALEU Could Be Groundbreaking for New Nuclear

POWER Magazine – Sonal Patel – Feb 20, 7:06


In an exclusive interview, executives from Silicon Valley–based Oklo, a company Idaho National Laboratory (INL) chose this week to demonstrate the first-of-its-kind use of recycled high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU) fuel in its…

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EDF finalises plans for £16bn Sizewell C nuclear plant

New Civil Engineer – Feb 17, 4:46


EDF is finalising its development consent order (DCO) application to build a £16bn nuclear power station at Sizewell in Suffolk. You have read 1 of 1 free-access articles allowed for 30 - days. For further access please register or login.

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The UAE gets green light to operate the Arab world's first nuclear power plant

CNBC – Natasha Turak – Feb 17, 5:46


Published Mon, Feb 17 2020 8:46 AM EST The Barakah Nuclear Power Plant is the first nuclear power plant in the Arab world. Twelve years in the making, the project involved collaboration with external bodies including the UN's International Atomic…

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