Japan cooperates with Terrapower

Japan – 5 Januari 2022 – The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. will cooperate in a U.S. project to build a next-generation fast reactor, it has been learned. They will sign a memorandum of understanding this month at the earliest with TerraPower, a U.S. atomic energy startup linked to Microsoft […]

China prepares test with thorium fuelled rector

Wuwei – 9 September 2021 – Scientists are excited about an experimental nuclear reactor using thorium as fuel, which is about to begin tests in China. Although this radioactive element has been trialled in reactors before, experts say that China is the first to have a shot at commercializing the technology. The reactor is unusual […]

Terrestrial Energy kiest voor Orano

Canada – 29 September 2021 – De Canadese firma Terrestrial Energy heeft voor de ontwikkeling en afwerking van de brandstof voor zijn IMSR, de Integrated Molten Salt Reactor een contract getekent met de Franse nucleaire firma Orano. Orano is de maatschappij die ook de opwerkingsfabriek in La Hague in Normanië beheert. Orano heeft ook fabrieken […]