Memorandum on the Effect of Uranium Imports on the National Security and Establishment of the United States Nuclear Fuel Working Group

  MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC POLICY …

America wants to extend the lifespans of its nearly 100 nuclear reactors to 80 years

The United States plans to extend the lifespans of existing nuclear reactors and support new technologies as it seeks to revive an industry seen as crucial to its energy security, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette told an International Energy Agency conference on nuclear and hydrogen in …

Ankara boosts energy cooperation with Beijing

Turkey and China are increasing their energy cooperation through a range of projects, Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez told Anadolu Agency (AA) yesterday. Dönmez explained that in recent years Turkey and China made important energy investments, with one of the major projects being a nuclear power plant that has seen the undertaking …

First Barakah operators receive regulatory certification

The United Arab Emirates’ Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) has officially certified Nawah Energy’s first group of operators for the Barakah nuclear power plant. Certification of operators is a key requirement for the issue of the plant’s operating licence. Certification of the 15 senior reactor operators and reactor operators, ensuring their competence to operate …

US federal funding granted for SSR technology development

Moltex Energy USA LLC has been awarded USD2.55 million of US federal funding to develop technologies that will be capable of shortening Stable Salt Reactor (SSR) construction timelines to under three years. The funding, from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), will be used to develop composite structural technologies (COST) for …