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Viewpoint: Advanced reactor development makes rapid progress

Viewpoint: Advanced reactor development makes rapid progress

A common misconception about advanced nuclear technologies is that they are largely conceptual and will not be commercialised in time to contribute to meeting near-term climate goals, but a comprehensive look at global efforts to develop advanced nuclear reveals rapid progress towards commercialisation and operation, write Clean Air Task Force, ClearPath, Nuclear Innovation Alliance, Pillsbury and Third Way.

Perspectives 09 July 2021


Kepco E&C teams up with shipbuilder for floating reactors

Kepco E&C teams up with shipbuilder for floating reactors

South Korea's Kepco Engineering & Construction Company and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on the development of floating nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 06 October 2020


Harmony: From initiative to reality

Harmony: From initiative to reality

Nuclear industry leaders today outlined the concrete steps they are taking to help reach the goal of the Harmony initiative - to achieve a 25% share of world electricity production by 2050 through the addition of 1000 GWe of new capacity.

Energy & Environment 06 September 2018


Russia, China work on advanced nuclear

Russia, China work on advanced nuclear

Click to enlargeRussia and China have held their first meeting for cooperation in the development of marine nuclear energy for floating power plants and potentially for propulsion of large ships.

Nuclear Policies 08 December 2011


New partner for future floating plants

New partner for future floating plants

Rosenergoatom and the Kirov Factory have signed a memorandum of cooperation on marine nuclear energy infrastructure projects, including the construction of floating nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 25 November 2011


Small nuclear reactors for power and icebreaking

Small nuclear reactors for power and icebreaking

50 Years of Victory (RosAtomFlot)Russia's commitment to civil marine nuclear power is growing. Power units for three new icebreakers are seen as the forerunners of a small reactor design for next-generation floating nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 07 October 2011


Court seizes floating nuclear plant

Court seizes floating nuclear plant

The world's first floating nuclear power plant, currently under construction, has been seized by the Court of Arbitration of Saint Petersburg as the shipyard building it faces bankruptcy proceedings.

New Nuclear 15 August 2011