The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 111 is up at Yes Vermont Yankee.
Neutron Economy looks at the costs of nuclear power compared to other power sources.
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The U.S. Department of Energy is quietly collaborating with China on an alternative nuclear power design known as a molten salt reactor that could run on thorium fuel. China plans to have a 5 megawatt molten salt reactor in 2015.
Lawrenceville Plasma Physics (LPP) describes how they will increase the current of their dense plasma fusion project which should boost the power by about 100 times. They would still need to use other upgrades to get another 1000-10,000 times more power.
The government of the Sverdlovsk region of Russia has approved the construction of the country’s first BN-1200 fast reactor at the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant. The unit will be built to replace the existing smaller BN-600 reactor at the plant, which is scheduled to be shut down by 2020.
India is finishing its 500 MWe prototype fast neutron reactor and plans 2 more. India also is making more 700 MWe nuclear reactors.
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