The Future of Nuclear Power in China

China is on course to lead the world in the deployment of nuclear power technology by 2030. Should it succeed, China will assume global leadership in nuclear technology development, industrial capacity, and nuclear energy governance.   SUMMARY China is on course to lead the world in the deployment of nuclear power technology by 2030. Should …

UCOMPARABLES

EXCLUSIVE TO SIGHTLINEU3O8 – In response to numerous requests, we are pleased to launch a new section of research focused on those public companies operating in the uranium supply space.   UComparables will provide metrics and data gathered across the entire spectrum of uranium exploration companies and uranium development companies. Who is Included For the …

How to trust the expansion of uranium mining in India

The big picture of power availability in India stresses the importance of urgent action. The growing per capita power consumption along with high population growth rate, urbanisation and rising middle class emphasises the critical importance of improving new power generation capacity. The Central Electricity Authority estimates the requirement of energy generating capacity to increase from the current 43 GW to 640 GW by 2026-27. …

How to save the failing nuclear power plants that generate half of America’s clean electricity

With no price on carbon, here’s how states are keeping nuclear power plants open. Nuclear power currently provides about 20 percent of US electricity — and 50 percent of its carbon-free electricity. Insofar as the US economy has decarbonized (carbon emissions have been falling, fitfully, for more than a decade), nuclear power gave it a …

US firms should be involved in Saudi nuclear plans

A senior executive at engineering giant Bechtel told CNBC on Thursday that U.S. businesses should be involved in Saudi Arabia’s civilian nuclear energy ambitions. The presence of American firms would likely be welcomed by the Saudis and should also be welcomed by the U.S. government, according to Stuart Jones, regional president for Europe and Middle …

Section 123 Agreement With the UK Critical for US Nuclear Exports, Jobs

The president yesterday transmitted to Congress for review a bilateral agreement for peaceful nuclear energy cooperation, known as a Section 123 Agreement, between the United States and United Kingdom. Following is a statement from Dan Lipman, vice president of suppliers, new reactors, and international programs at NEI. “We commend the Trump administration for submitting to …

Dome installed on Tianwan 6 containment building

The containment dome of unit 6 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China’s Jiangsu province was installed on 5 May, marking the reactor’s entry into the equipment installation phase of construction, China Nuclear Engineering and Construction Corporation (CNECC) announced today. CNECC is a subsidiary of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). Installation of the 148-tonne …