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,...

Shellenberger to Senate: Keep nuclear

ShellenbergerIn testimony last Thursday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, called for maintaining the current U.S. fleet of nuclear power reactors. He argued that the...

ANS hosts webinar on coping with COVID-19

COVID-19 has touched our lives in many ways, affecting work, school, and homelife. The Diversity and Inclusion in ANS Committee is holding a free webinar, “Coping with COVID: The Pandemic and the Nuclear Community,” on Tuesday, March 23, from 1:00 p.m. to...