Government & Policy

“What are the radiation levels at a nuclear fuel storage site?”  (plus 9 more FAQs)

“What are the radiation levels at a nuclear fuel storage site?” (plus 9 more FAQs)

Questions naturally arise when a community considers safely storing and managing used nuclear fuel. We can help with those answers. During our nearly 50 years… Read More

AREVA Federal Services Nearing Final Design of Battelle Energy Alliance INL Disposal Project

AREVA Federal Services Nearing Final Design of Battelle Energy Alliance INL Disposal Project

March 25, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Waste Confidence

Less than one year after being awarded the contract, AREVA Federal Services (AFS) is nearing final design completion for the Battelle Energy Alliance Remote-Handled Low-Level… Read More

Drone Video: New CHT Nuclear Component Manufacturing Facility

Drone Video: New CHT Nuclear Component Manufacturing Facility

Slated for completion in Spring 2015, the new Columbiana Hi Tech (CHT) building in Kernersville, N.C., will significantly expand the company’s capacity to manufacture nuclear… Read More

The Future is Now – Safe Used Nuclear Fuel Transport and Storage

The Future is Now – Safe Used Nuclear Fuel Transport and Storage

Used nuclear fuel transport and storage in the U.S. were hot topics at INMM’s Spent Fuel Seminar last week. Perspectives from the Department of Energy… Read More

Nuclear Power: Part of the Climate Change Solution

Nuclear Power: Part of the Climate Change Solution

Over at the Washington Post‘s Wonkblog, Chris Mooney writes about a new letter from 71 ecologists and conservation researchers urging the conservation and environmental community to support nuclear power… Read More

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NUHOMS Receives First and Only NRC-Approved Aging Management Plan for Canisters Containing High Burn-up Fuel

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently approved a 40-year license renewal for the AREVA TN NUHOMS® dry-cask independent spent fuel storage installation at Exelon Generation’s… Read More

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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

DOE Energy Calculator

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