Saudi Arabia Has Options if U.S. Walks From Nuclear Power Deal

Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih speaks during an interview in Washington, DC, U.S. March 22, 2018. REUTERS/Valerie Volcovici Saudi Arabia has international partners it can work with if the United States walks away from a potential deal on nuclear power technology over concerns about nuclear proliferation, Khalid al-Falih, the kingdom’s energy minister, said in …

Small modular reactor a potential replacement for natural gas energy for Logan

Nuclear energy isn’t considered renewable, but Logan’s Renewable Energy and Conservation Advisory Board, or RECAB, is interested in hearing about its capability to complement renewables. On Friday, RECAB hosted Doug Hunter, CEO of Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems, or UAMPS, for a discussion on what he said is the county’s first nuclear production company. Hunter …

Canada begins small modular reactor strategy roadmap

Canada has launched a process to prepare a roadmap to explore the potential of on- and off-grid applications for small modular reactor (SMR) technology. The roadmap will help position Canada to become a global leader in the emerging SMR market, according to Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). The roadmapping process, which is part of NRCan’s Energy …

Growth in Renewables Matching U.S. Nuclear Generation

A business group geared toward sustainable energy says renewable sources of energy for the first time are generating nearly as much power as the entire fleet of U.S. nuclear reactors. The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), along with Bloomberg New Energy Finance, on February 15 released the sixth edition of its Sustainable Energy in America …

EIA – Annual Energy Outlook 2018

Annual Energy Outlook 2018 presents yearly modeled projections and analysis of energy topics PDF  PPT Visit the EIA Site: EIA – Annual Energy Outlook 2018 EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook provides modeled projections of domestic energy markets through 2050, and it includes cases with different assumptions regarding macroeconomic growth, world oil prices, technological progress, and energy policies. Strong domestic …

Top Energy Department official hopes small reactors can help fading nuclear industry overcome ‘tipping point’

The U.S. is at a “tipping point” with its fading nuclear power sector, and the industry’s future is increasingly reliant on developing small nuclear reactors, a top Energy Department official said Tuesday morning. “We are in an extremely challenging moment in time, an inflection point in terms of the future of our nuclear fleet,” said …

New nuclear power plant coming to Idaho Falls

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) – Idaho Falls will soon be home to brand new nuclear technology. NuScale Power, a nuclear power company, has created a new nuclear technology to provide energy to cities and Idaho Falls is getting the first power plant. The plant for small modular reactors will be built on the Idaho National Lab site. It will contain …

Small modular reactors generating interest among municipalities in Finland

Small modular reactors are stirring up interest among municipalities in Finland, according to Tekniikka & Talous. The innovation and technology-oriented weekly has revealed that the list of municipalities that are exploring the possibility of commissioning a small modular reactor includes Espoo, Helsinki, Kirkkonummi and Nurmijärvi. Small modular reactors (SMRs) are a type of nuclear fission reactors …

Jordan, Russia sign memo over Small Modular Reactors

AMMAN — The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) and the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to examine the possibility of exploiting the Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) produced by the Russian corporation within Jordan’s peaceful nuclear programme, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Saturday.  The MoU was …