Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation has developed oxidation-reduction (redox) treatment technology that enables certain elements to be extracted from vitrified high-level radioactive waste. The technology will allow for the reuse of those elements and a reduction in the volume of high-level waste to be disposed of.
As two Connecticut utilities sign a contract assuring the continued operation of the Millstone nuclear power plant, the governors of the six states making up the region of New England have issued a document outlining their commitment to cooperate to maintain clean energy facilities including nuclear.
South Africa must consider nuclear as a clean energy source that can be part of its electricity generation mix, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said yesterday in his keynote speech at a business awards ceremony.
France's Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have signed an agreement to cooperate in emergency preparedness.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Programs Office has invited X-energy to submit the second part of its application for a loan guarantee for the construction of a facility to fabricate TRISO-X fuel.
India and the USA have committed to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six US-designed nuclear power plants in India.