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2014-08-28 23:13:54

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3. VÄSTERÅS, Sweden (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3. The contract includes yearly deliveries...

Nuclear Waste Storage Inside Shale Formation
2014-03-18 04:59:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The same type of clay-rich sedimentary rocks that are responsible for the current natural gas boom in the US could also be used to dispose of radioactive waste originating from nuclear power plants, according to new research presented during a scientific conference on Monday. Speaking at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dr. Chris Neuzil of the US Geological Survey (USGS) explained...

CASL, Westinghouse Simulate Neutronics In AP1000 Reactor Core
2014-02-19 10:58:13

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Scientists and engineers developing more accurate approaches to analyzing nuclear power reactors have successfully tested a new suite of computer codes that closely model “neutronics” — the behavior of neutrons in a reactor core. Technical staff at Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, supported by the research team at the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL), used the Virtual Environment for Reactor Applications core...

2013-10-30 10:25:58

Exploratory research on revolutionary new types of nuclear fuel pellets that would be safer in the event of a nuclear disaster has yielded promising results, according to a team of scientists from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The scientists, who will present their work at the AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif. next week, investigated new materials that could be used to encase uranium-bearing fuel as an alternative to...

Ask An Expert - Thorium
2012-11-15 11:02:09

John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This article is the first in a new series where redOrbit´s in-house experts will answer questions submitted by you, the reader. Got a science or space question that´s stumping you? Each week we´ll select a handful of the wiliest questions you can whip up to tease the brains of our resident gurus (we call them 'geeks'). Question: I've been reading about thorium and how it can be used in liquid sodium...


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