The Carnival of nuclear energy 74 is up at at ANS Nuclear cafe
Atomic Power Review shows the now enclosed first reactor at Fukushima Daiichi.
TEPCO press photo showing the final roof panel unit being lowered.
Nextbigfuture – Thorium power start-up
Summary of the Introduction to Flibe energy presentation. Flibe energy is working towards liquid fluoride thorium reactor. Flibe Energy will initially design, develop and demonstrate a small modular liquid-fluoride thorium reactor (SM-LFTR) for the US military.
* Desired first demonstration at a military site to be determined.
* Design power level of 20-50 MWe.
Nextbigfuture – China’s nuclear energy program
China’s nuclear program continues and even the completion of nuclear plants already under construction will increase China’s nuclear power to about 45GWe.
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