China’s Guangdong to have 26 nuclear reactors

China’s southern Guangdong province is on a spree constructing nuclear power plants, with the latest addition to the province’s nuclear plant cluster in the city of Huizhou, 90 kilometers northeast of Hong Kong. Six reactors there will generate 50 billion kilowatt-hours per year to quench the province’s thirst for electricity. The 120 billion yuan (US$17.74 billion) …

Sightline U3O8 Most Read Articles of 2018

Happy New Year and thank you for your readership. We appreciate your interest!! Listed below are the most read articles on SIGHTLINE U3O8 in 2018.  The Global X Uranium ETF resets their expectations – May 2, 2018 Uranium Demand: Is it coming or going?  – February 6, 2018  UComps: Uranium Development Stage Projects: Show me the money? – October 4, …

As the US nuclear fleet ages, one lab group hopes to give it a second wind

Nuclear power provides roughly 20 percent of the United States’ electricity and about half of its low-carbon electricity. Whether you think nuclear power is a good or a bad thing, the fact is that the existing nuclear power fleet contributes a significant amount of energy to the US grid, and all that capacity is rapidly approaching …

Production falloff could lead to a uranium market rebound

Two major players have made significant production cutbacks Denison Mines’ Wheeler River project could come online just as the market rebounds Wheeler’s Phoenix deposit could be the lowest cost uranium mining operation in the world The uranium market has significantly struggled since the Fukushima accident in 2011, which caused the nuclear power industry to retrench. …

Rosatom eyes supplying nuclear fuel for China’s new fast neutron reactor

Rosatom plans to produce and supply nuclear fuel for the construction of the Chinese CFR-600 fast-neutron reactor, the press service Rosatom fuel company Tvel reported on Thursday. “TVEL JSC and Chinese company CNLY (a part of CNNC corporation) have signed the contract for supply of nuclear fuel for CFR-600 fast-neutron reactor which is currently under …

Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board evaluates nuclear sites

The Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board is currently conducting a screening exercise for potential sites identified for the development of nuclear power plants in the East African country. The CEO Collins Juma revealed: “The board is in the process of selecting a qualified firm to develop terms of reference for site characterisation for nuclear power plants …