Biden: Friend or Foe to the Nuclear Industry?

As the new Biden administration looks to sink its footprint into legislation, the U.S. nuclear industry could see new changes in the way it operates. Although the outcries against nuclear energy have been somewhat prevalent within his own party—notably that of...

NRC Ponders 100-year License Extension

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission convened Thursday to discuss the possibility of a 100-year license for nuclear plants in the United States. The meeting is expected to revolve around potential safety-related issues such an extension could incur—such as the long-term...

Raytheon Acquires Blue Canyon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies has completed an acquisition to acquire Blue Canyon Technologies, a satellite manufacturer based out of Boulder, Colorado. The move was completed ahead of schedule on December 22nd, 2020, after initially being disclosed in early November. Blue...

Mirion Technologies Acquires Sun Nuclear

In a move announced January 7th, Mirion Technologies, Inc. is set to acquire noted radiation oncology provider Sun Nuclear, in a transaction of yet to be disclosed financial value. The acquisition is expected to aid Mirion’s effort to diversify its portfolio across a...

Vogtle Nuclear Plant Receives First Fuel Delivery

The two nuclear reactors under construction at the Vogtle Generating Plant have received their initial delivery of uranium fuel this week, reports controlling owner Georgia Power. The reactors, Vogtle 3 & 4 respectively, have been under construction since March of...

DOE Awards $1.4 Billion to SMR Project

The future of small modular reactors just received a major boost from the Department of Energy. Struggling in recent weeks after the collective decision by the Utah Associated Municipal Power System (UAMPS) to scrap its acceptance to be the pilot program for leading...