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 …

Jordan, U.S. sign deal on building gas-cooled nuclear reactor

AMMAN, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — Jordan and the United States on Saturday signed a deal on building a gas-cooled nuclear reactor with a total capacity of 76 megawatts. The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission and the U.S.-based company X-energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conducts necessary studies for the building of the nuclear reactor, model …

Lifetime extension of nuclear plants is big problem of EU’s nuclear power sector

Fewer nuclear reactors are being built worldwide but more and more nuclear power plants run for longer periods than originally planned. It is therefore high time that those term extensions become a European issue, Claus Mayr of the German Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union told EURACTIV Germany in an interview. Claus Mayr is European Policy Director at …