Tag: Appendix B

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The Nuclear Energy Leadership Act & America’s Nuclear Outlook

The Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA) a bipartisan proposal that currently has 13 sponsors in the House and 17 in the Senate, aims to reinvigorate the U.S. nuclear industry through investment in research, development, fuel security, workforce development, and public education. On September 20th of this year, the Three Mile Island nuclear generating station closed… Read more »

U.S. Energy Department Pushing for Nuclear Waste Storage in Idaho

As nuclear energy makes further headway into the clean energy obsession throttling planet Earth, a darker question seems to run beneath it all: what do we do with the ugly byproduct of a nuclear reaction? Where do we place of strontium-91, barium-139, barium-140, and lanthanum-140 after they’ve become enthusiastically radioactive and will continue to be… Read more »

Nuclear Energy Takes Another Step in Clean Energy Discussions

In 2018 the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) made a proclamation heard around the world: nuclear energy is a source of clean energy alongside solar and wind renewables. As a collective organization made up of twenty-six different nations and sponsored by the European Union as a whole, their pronouncements on clean energy carry a global weight…. Read more »

Structurally Faulty Welds Found in French Nuclear Reactors

The devil, as they say, is in the details. Unfortunately, this English proverb translates to a €400 million problem in French for the state-owned power company, Electricite de France SA. In an announcement Tuesday, the company issued a warning that several of its nuclear reactors have been structurally compromised by faulty welding. EDF said it… Read more »

Politics Around Nuclear Energy

CNN’s Democratic climate change town hall meeting certainly was extraordinary—in that it ran for seven consecutive hours and some people evidently wagered their sanity watching it till nearly midnight on September 4th.  With climate change now a global buffet for opinions and the Democratic presidential hopefuls pouncing on it with sensational glee, the soap opera… Read more »

Russian Explosion Points to Nuclear Reactor

U.S. Intelligence released a report detailing information on the mysterious August 8th Russian explosion, indicating that a nuclear reactor was involved. The report highlights a cocktail of radioactive isotopes—the main byproducts of nuclear fission—which swept over a nearby town and were identified by the state weather agency Roshydromet. These decaying isotopes, chalked thick with radiation,… Read more »

Thorium Pushed as Substitute for Uranium

Is Thorium the future? With the Democratic debates taking center stage upon America’s political spectrum in recent months, the expected campaign bombardment is in full effect. Every 6 o’clock news stations bleats out the statistics, facts, opinions, goals, personal attacks, and eager little beavers take to twitter or Facebook proclaiming this and that. It’s the… Read more »

Russian Nuclear Incident Reveals Small Modular Reactor

There’s an adage we’re all familiar with: Those who do not learn from history, are doomed to repeat it. Well, six months shy of twenty years into this new millennium, and “Those” can be substituted for the Russian government when it comes to nuclear technology. By now anyone with a cell phone or eyes to… Read more »

OTEK at ISA Energy & Water Automation 2019 Conference

Among the lush emerald fairways and the heated palms, the Florida sun and summer’s end, OTEK President & CEO Dr. Otto Fest is presenting his solution to analog obsolescence at the 2019 ISA Energy & Water Automation Conference. Under the stage lights of the Omni Orlando Resort, Dr. Fest will lecture on several key tenets… Read more »