The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 149 is up at the ANS Nuclear Cafe
The ANS Nuclear Cafe has an update and perspective on Small Modular Reactor Development
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has a $452 million program to share development and licensing costs for selected small modular reactor (SMR) designs. The DOE’s goal is to have an operating SMR by ~2022.
Jim Hopf takes a close look at the current development and licensing status, safety advantages, and economic tradeoffs of small modular reactors. And he explores a very important question: Will the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission allow SMRs to succeed?
Nextbigfuture looks at the 2012 nuclear power generated by country.
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