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Sep 2018
  • Electricity
  • Electric Power
  • Nuclear

Insight: Nuclear industry, vendors believe there's a future for microreactors

Recent expressions of support by the US and UK governments have highlighted a new class of very small nuclear power reactors. Microreactors, sometimes defined as reactors of less than 15 MW, have been identified as potential recipients of development funds by...

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Mar 2016
  • Electric Power
  • Nuclear

Nuclear safety upgrades post-Fukushima cost $47 billion

Five years after the accident at Fukushima I in Japan resulted in three reactor meltdowns, the global nuclear industry is spending $47 billion on safety enhancements mandated after the accident revealed weaknesses in plant protection from earthquakes and...

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Dec 2015
  • Electricity
  • Electric Power
  • Nuclear

US nuclear power trade group head to retire in 2016

A new leader will head the US nuclear power industry's powerful trade group when Marvin Fertel, president and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute since 2008, retires at the end of 2016

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