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Dan Yurman
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Strategic planning, project management, technology innovation
Strategic planning, project management, technology innovation

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Southern Nuclear believes the nuclear industry could bring online demonstration advanced reactors by 2025 followed by commercial units shipped to customers in 2030-2035, Jessica Nissenbaum, company spokeswoman, told Nuclear Energy Insider this week.…

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Feasibility study for Saudi Arabian HTGR project (World Nuclear News) (Wire Services) China and Saudi Arabia have signed a cooperation agreement for a joint study on the feasibility of constructing high-temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs). The…

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Four major announcements were made this week by developers of advanced nuclear reactors in the U.S. All of them indicate progress towards completing designs and engagement with nuclear safety agencies. There are significant distinctions between them in…

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All six units are slated to be Westinghouse AP1000s similar to reactors already under construction at the Haiyang coastal site and at Sanmen, which is an inland site. China To Restart Inland Nuclear Power Program (NucNet): China is expected restart its…

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This is an occasional summary of the best posts from the pro-nuclear blogging community in North America. This iweek’s collection comes from items submitted for the two week period ending March 11, 2016. ANS Nuclear Cafe – Will Davis  Six Years Later,…

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Darlington power plant helps fuel NASA’s space exploration A Canadian nuclear plant is stepping up to ensure NASA’s ongoing exploration of deep space continues for years to come. The Darlington Nuclear Generating Station in Clarington, Ontario will…

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Commercial operation dates for Vogtle Units 3 & 4 in Georgia (1150 MW Westinghouse AP1000s) have been pushed back again this time to December 2019 and September 2020 respectively. The units are now over three years late Completion of two Areva 1660 MW EPR…

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In Washington, DC, the Third Way, a think tank, hosted a meeting of some of the country’s best thinkers, leaders, funders, and doers in the field of development advanced reactors. Cheerleading is helpful, but the proof will be in federal funding for…

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(NucNet) Private companies have invested over $1bn in the development of small modular reactors (SMRs), but more investment through public-private partnerships is needed to assure that SMRs are a viable option in the mid-2020s, the US-based SMR Start…

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The company’s self-inflicted troubles, caused by cooking the books and mismanagement of its major acquisitions in the nuclear sector, have impacted projects in the U.S., the U.K., and India. The firm said it would exit the nuclear business worldwide.…
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