Rolls-Royce to land ‘billions of pounds’ worth of orders for mini nuclear power stations from Eastern European nations

Rolls-Royce is poised to land ‘billions of pounds’ worth of orders for mini nuclear power stations from Eastern European nations, the boss of a major investor has said. A consortium led by the engineering giant has secured £210million of funding from private investors for its small modular reactors (SMRs) programme in the UK. That is …

France Could Decide on New EPR Reactors Before Flamanville Plant Starts -Minister

FILE PHOTO: Agnes Pannier-Runacher, French deputy Minister for Industry, speaks during the questions to the government session at the National Assembly in Paris, France, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo FuentesREUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – France could decide to build six new nuclear EPR reactors before EDF’s EPR nuclear power plant in Flamanville, northwestern France, is fully operational, …

Illinois Clean Energy Legislation Spurs Exelon Generation to Fill 650 Jobs, Invest $300 Million in Capital Projects

Exelon Generation is now hiring hundreds of employees and investing hundreds of millions of dollars to prepare Byron and Dresden for long-term operations Now that the Illinois General Assembly has passed sweeping clean energy legislation preserving its nuclear plants, Exelon Generation is moving quickly to fill 650 vacant positions across the state and jumpstart more …

The Evolving Nature of the Nuclear Industry

The nuclear energy sector does not shy away from innovation, with the industry embracing new methods and robotic tech to boost its safety and efficiency. While nuclear energy is considered generally safe, the industry is still tackling criticisms of its safety and cleanliness, and justifying why even more investments should be poured into the sector during …

Musk and Elkann See Eye-to-Eye on Nuclear, Human-Driven Ferraris

(Bloomberg) — Billionaires Elon Musk and John Elkann share optimism about the future of everything from space exploration and energy to artificial intelligence and agree Ferrari NV should steer clear of autonomous-driving technology. The two spoke for more than 45 minutes on Friday during Italian Tech Week, an event the chairman of Ferrari and Stellantis …