U.S. nuclear in spotlight at Senate hearing

Sen. Joe Manchin gives his opening statement at the March 25 hearing.The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee yesterday held a hearing to examine the latest developments in the U.S. nuclear energy sector, with a focus on ways to maintain and expand the use of...

Canada invests $40M in Moltex SMR technology

Artist’s rendering of the Stable Salt Reactor–Wasteburner (SSR–W) and WAste to Stable Salt (WATSS) facility. Image: MoltexThe Canadian government has awarded C$50.5 million (about $40.2 million) to Moltex Energy Canada to support small modular reactor research and...

Senate hearing to focus on nuclear energy

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (ENR) will hold a hearing on Thursday, March 25, to examine the latest developments in the nuclear energy sector, with a focus on ways to maintain and expand the use of nuclear energy in the United States and...

Russian unit begins commercial operation

Unit II-2 at Russia’s Leningrad plant has entered commercial operation. Photo: RosenergoatomUnit II-2 at the Leningrad nuclear power plant entered commercial operation on March 22, bringing the total number of operating power reactors in the Russian fleet to 38,...