Exelon to Close Byron & Dresden Plants by 2021

U.S. energy giant Exelon Generation said in a statement released August 27th that the company will be retiring two of its most prominent and productive nuclear power plants, the two-unit each Byron and Dresden plants. Based in northern Illinois, the two respective...

ITER and the Quest to Replicate the Sun

The ITER fusion project began its assembly phase this July, thirty-five years after its inception at the hands of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. ITER, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, is a jointly funded and produced project by the United...

Nuclear Energy’s Role in a Post COVID-19 Economy

Nuclear Power might have an essential role in the era of coronavirus. Earlier today, July 10th, Sama Bilbao y Leon, head of the Nuclear Technology Development and Economics at OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, gave a virtual speech via webinar concerning the impact nuclear...

Raytheon Technologies to Design New SATCOM System for U.S. Navy

Replacing technology systems they’ve maintained since the mid-1980s, Raytheon Technologies Corp announces they have been contracted to provide secure satellite communications (SATCOM) to the United States Navy and her seaboard allies. The deal, first announced as part...

COVID-19’s Impact on the Nuclear Industry

As the uncertain impact of COVID-19 continues to affect industries around the globe, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has issued a statement regarding the nuclear industry. Across the world, nuclear plant operators and staff have been taking strategic...
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