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NUHOMS DPX: New Nuclear Fuel Storage Option Features Duplex Stainless Steel

AREVA TN’s new used nuclear fuel storage option resolves concerns of canister aging and chloride-induced stress corrosion cracking (CISCC) during long-term storage by incorporating Duplex… Read More

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AREVA Helps Kick Off National Nuclear Science Week in Seattle

October 22, 2014 0 comments
Posted in Energy Policy, Nuclear

With support from AREVA and nuclear energy leaders in the region, Seattle hosted “The Big Event” to kick off National Nuclear Science Week.  Organized by… Read More

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DOE Energy Calculator: Coal, Dynamite, Burritos, and Nuclear Candy

The Department of Energy just posted an interesting online tool for calculating the average amount of energy you consume each year in energy-equivalent terms of… Read More

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Sea of Red Applauds NRC’s Green Light

Last week, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission finalized rulemaking for the continued storage of used nuclear fuel, affirming that continued safe storage of used fuel in… Read More

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UNCC Panel Explores the Smart Grid and Cybersecurity

August 27, 2014 0 comments
Posted in Energy Security, Reactors, Smart Grid

During a recent Smart Grid and Cybersecurity panel hosted by AREVA and Duke Energy at UNC Charlotte, nearly 160 people heard industry experts and researchers… Read More

MOX Project Recognized for Quality, Safety, Environmental Stewardship

MOX Project Recognized for Quality, Safety, Environmental Stewardship

August 15, 2014 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

The MOX Project is achieving a commendable combination of high-quality work, extensive safety record, and recognized environmental stewardship. Starting off the accolades, the latest Nuclear… Read More

Video: Transferring and Storing Used Nuclear Fuel

Video: Transferring and Storing Used Nuclear Fuel

This video demonstrates the process for safely transferring used nuclear fuel from a reactor into a dry shielded canister, transporting the canister to an independent… Read More

Top 10 FAQs about Transporting and Storing Used Nuclear Fuel

Top 10 FAQs about Transporting and Storing Used Nuclear Fuel

The topic of safely transporting and storing used nuclear fuel at U.S. nuclear energy facilities is causing a lot of discussion in communities around the country.… Read More

New DOE Report: MOX Option Still Best Option

New DOE Report: MOX Option Still Best Option

Nothing has changed—the MOX option is still the best option for fulfilling America’s surplus plutonium disposal nonproliferation treaty with Russia in the most timely and… Read More

Five Letters to the Obama Administration (and a Russian report) Raise Concerns about Stopping MOX Project

Five Letters to the Obama Administration (and a Russian report) Raise Concerns about Stopping MOX Project

A combination of concerns about nuclear nonproliferation, recent actions by Russia, proposed budget reallocation by the Obama Administration, and the unsupported declaration of “cold-standby” status… Read More