NUCLEAR

First all-digital nuclear reactor system installed in U.S.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has licensed Purdue University Reactor Number One (PUR-1) as the first entirely digital nuclear reactor instrumentation and control system...

Exploring Medical and Public Health Preparedness for a Nuclear Incident

“These are interesting times. Concerns for the use of nuclear warfare against the United States, originally dating back to the Cold War, are now...

Canada SMR race expands to six entrants

U-Battery is latest of six confirmed proposals for an operational small modular reactor by 2026. The race is on to gain approval for the first...

Westinghouse targets fast licensing, tiny footprint for new SMR

Westinghouse’s eVinci heat pipe reactor design will provide cost and siting advantages and high technology readiness should accelerate design licensing approval, project directors told...

Three Mile Island nuclear plant will not be bailed out, closure to begin soon

The partial meltdown at the reactor in 1979 undermined support for nuclear power in America, and no new plants have been completed since Three Mile...