nuclear energy

Researchers achieve fusion energy record

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have exceeded the current record for generating energy from a nuclear fusion reaction. It’s a big step toward solving the world power consumption crisis.

US and Canada Nuclear Regulators Complete Technical Review of Molten Salt Reactor

Posted in Hardware, Science on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR is a 4th generation reactor that uses molten salt as both fuel and coolant, with integrated components, that can supply heat directly to industrial facilities or use it to generate electrical power.

France, Korea, Belgium, UK, China Will Expand Nuclear Energy

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 1st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The UK has setup a new program called Great British Nuclear, which has the goal of building up to seven new nuclear reactors by 2050. They will identify sites, cut through red tape to speed up the planning process, and bring together private firms to run each site.

The World’s First Deep Geological Nuclear Vault Will Store Radioactive Waste in Finland for 100,000 Years

Posted in Business, Science on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Spent fuel rods from nuclear reactors will be encased in layers of various materials before being lowered into tunnels 430 meters underground.

The Plan For A French Nuclear Renaissance

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 3rd Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

France will construct six new nuclear power reactors, consider building a further eight and push ahead with the development of small modular reactors, President Emmanuel Macron has said.