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U.S. Regulators Approve First Nuclear Power Plant In A Generation

Source: http://www.npr.org by Eyder Peralta The National Regulatory Agency announced it had given Southern Co. the OK to build two nuclear reactors in Georgia, making it the first new nuclear power plant approved in a generation. The AP, which reported earlier today that the NRC was poised to give its approval, reports that one of … Continue reading

Have you ever wondered what the inside of a nuclear reactor looks like?

NEI (Nuclear Engineering International has published more than 100 reactor wallcharts. From the Fermi Pile (#2) to the EPR (#98), the series of 100 charts covers the entire history of the nuclear industry, worldwide. Every major type of reactor technology is covered: PWRs, BWRs, PHWRs, FBRs, HTGRs, Magnox, and others (remember the organic moderated reactors)? … Continue reading

Spain’s new HLW. Location: Villar de Cañas (Cuenca)

Spain´s new HLW will be built using the patron of a HLW already built: Habog (Holland) High-level radioactive waste High-level radioactive waste consists of nuclear fuel elements that have been used in research reactors, waste from the production of nuclear medical isotopes and reprocessing waste from nuclear power reactors. In Spain this concerns the research … Continue reading

Why is BILL GATES launching a new NUCLEAR reactor?

TerraPower—with the backing of Bill Gates—has a radical vision for the reactors of tomorrow Bill Gates founded and is guiding a start-up called TerraPower LLC, where he serves as chairman, Mr. Gates has become a player in a field of inventors whose goal is to make nuclear reactors smaller, cheaper and safer than today’s nuclear … Continue reading

Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy?

FUKUSHIMA: 9 months later

This is a brief explanation on Fukushima progress. It seems reactors are stable and a good plan is being followed to make inhabitants of the area come home as soon as possible. Take a look :