The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday looked into the state of advanced nuclear reactors just weeks after NuScale Power and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems terminated a once promising pilot project.
NuScale Power Corp. and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems said Nov. 8 they had agreed to terminate the Carbon Free Power Project.
A Washington House committee passed a bill to add advanced nuclear to the alternative power sources that the state can use to replace fossil fuels.
Small modular reactors are the future of nuclear energy, but they will not be rapidly deployed without a federal push, according to a new report.
The nuclear industry wants to change the conventional wisdom that says nuclear projects are always late, over budget and don't perform as expected.
The Atlantic Council, working with the U.S. Nuclear Industry Council, webcast an 8-hour live program featuring more than 30 speakers in a half-dozen panels.
Small modular reactors appear to be cost-competitive compared to other energy sources in the Pacific Northwest, according to a joint PNNL-MIT study.
A designer of small modular reactors has linked with a venture to build four small reactors at Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington.
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