Related Topic: USA

New application required for Diablo Canyon licence renewal

New application required for Diablo Canyon licence renewal

Pacific Gas & Electric Company plans to submit a new licence renewal application for its Diablo Canyon Power Plant - California's last nuclear power plant - to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission after the regulator said it will not resume its review of the previously submitted and subsequently withdrawn application.

Regulation & Safety 25 January 2023


Oklo sets out plans for licensing of fuel recycling plant

Oklo sets out plans for licensing of fuel recycling plant

California-based Oklo Inc has submitted a Licensing Project Plan to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, outlining its plans for pre-application engagement activities that support the future licensing of a commercial-scale nuclear fuel recycling facility.

Regulation & Safety 25 January 2023


Most Read


NASA and DARPA target 2027 nuclear rocket engine test in space

NASA and DARPA target 2027 nuclear rocket engine test in space

The USA's National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are to collaborate on developing and demonstrating a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space by 2027.

Other News 25 January 2023


Company reveals plans for new US uranium plant

Company reveals plans for new US uranium plant

UPDATED: Western Uranium & Vanadium has already acquired a site in Utah and begun work on designing and permitting the facility to process uranium, vanadium and cobalt. The new plant will process feed from Western's restarted Sunday Mine Complex.

Uranium & Fuel 24 January 2023


US regulator completes first SMR design certification rulemaking

US regulator completes first SMR design certification rulemaking

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued the final rule certifying NuScale Power's small modular reactor, making it the seventh reactor design - and the first SMR - to be cleared by the regulator for use in the USA.

Regulation & Safety 23 January 2023


Ukraine steps up preparations for first AP1000 reactors

Ukraine steps up preparations for first AP1000 reactors

The Cabinet of Ministers in Ukraine has given the go-ahead to begin work on project documentation for the construction of two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors at the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 23 January 2023


NIA report urges DOE focus on commercialisation of advanced nuclear tech

NIA report urges DOE focus on commercialisation of advanced nuclear tech

The Nuclear Innovation Alliance has set out its proposals for ways the US Department of Energy can do more to help to commercialise advanced nuclear technologies.

Nuclear Policies 20 January 2023


US approval for metal storage cask

US approval for metal storage cask

A metal cask for the storage of used nuclear fuel, jointly developed by Doosan Enerbility of South Korea and NAC International of the USA, has received design certification from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Waste & Recycling 19 January 2023


First nuclear-powered data centre at Susquehanna completed

First nuclear-powered data centre at Susquehanna completed

Talen Energy's Cumulus Data says that the powered shell for its first 48 MW, 300,000 square foot data centre is complete and with various fibre routes in service. The data centre is powered by a direct connection to the 2.5 GW Susquehanna nuclear power station in northeast Pennsylvania.

Corporate 18 January 2023


South Korean investment in X-energy

South Korean investment in X-energy

X-energy of the USA - developer of the Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled small modular reactor as well as TRISO advanced nuclear fuel - has announced a strategic investment of USD25 million from South Korea's DL E&C and Doosan Enerbility.

New Nuclear 17 January 2023