Articles by tag: Nuclear energy

Safe Infrastructure Could Put Nuclear Energy on the Fast Track Towards Global Adoption

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As the world grapples with the dual challenges of climate change and energy security, nuclear energy emerges as a pivotal solution, sparking a global dialogue on its accelerated adoption and the development of innovative, safe infrastructure. Amidst increasing environmental concerns and the quest for energy independence, countries and companies worldwide are making strategic commitments […]

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The Negative Public Perception of Nuclear Energy is Posing More Risks Than Its Actual Threat

Despite being in the age of information, misinformation can often cast a longer shadow especially pertaining to the perception of nuclear energy. Even with its green credentials and immense potential for reducing carbon emissions, nuclear power struggles with public perception. Currently, there are a lot of fears and misinformation with Japan’s release of […]

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Beyond Fukushima: Nuclear Energy is Critical to Achieve Net Zero

The Fukushima Nuclear plant fallout continues as nations try to balance the risks while realizing the potential and need for nuclear energy. Japan initiated its planned release of treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific, a decision that has drawn international criticism and economic consequences. In a swift response, China […]

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New Nuclear Reactors Make Progress in U.S. The Permitting Process Still Keeps Us Behind.

The global energy landscape is undergoing significant changes, and in the midst of this transformation, the role of nuclear power is being revisited with renewed vigor. The advent of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) promises a safer, less waste-intensive, and cost-effective approach to nuclear energy, with major international players developing their own footprint of […]

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Nuclear Energy Will Need to Play a “Considerable Role” In Decarbonization to Make Up For Wind & Solar’s Deficiencies

As our world becomes more digitally interconnected, the demand for electricity continues to surge, fueled by sectors as diverse as electric vehicles, data centers, and artificial intelligence. The increasing need for a reliable and renewable energy source is a pressing matter, and nuclear energy is stepping up as a formidable contender, despite its historical […]

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For Wider Adoption of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors, Experts Call on Licensing & Permitting Reform

The future of scalable clean energy production is also the new dawn of nuclear with the advent of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs), a promising technology capable of revolutionizing America’s and the world’s energy landscape. As the global push for greener energy sources intensifies, these reactors present a viable pathway towards achieving significant climate […]

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Overcoming Challenges: Technetics’ Custom Solution Restores Stability to German Energy Supply as ISAR 2 Nuclear Power Plant Resumes Operations

Many are concerned about the recent German energy crisis’s effects on the economy, private households, and the wider European power grid. This shortage has been caused by several factors, including the closure of several nuclear power plants. As one of the remaining nuclear power plants, Preussen Elektra’s ISAR 2 was facing shortage of reactor pressure […]

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Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Why SMR Designers Should Consider Bringing Sealing Vendors in At Early Stage
January 1, 2023

Chris Cosgrove, a senior business development manager at Technetics, shares insights into the advancements in new nuclear technologies and highlights the crucial role of sealing vendors in their optimization. With nuclear energy being the largest source of carbon-free power, expanding its reach is essential for global carbon emission reduction. Small modular reactors (SMRs) are a […]

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We’ve Achieved Nuclear Fusion Ignition. Are There Environmental Concerns?
December 15, 2022

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has announced a momentous breakthrough in nuclear fusion – on December 5, experimenters at the National Ignition Facility were able to produce “more energy from [their] self-sustaining fusion reaction than they put in to create the reaction.” This is possibly the most significant breakthrough in the history of energy research. […]

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3 Sources Leading American Electricity Output
September 25, 2019

The United States has moved towards energy independence in recent years, mostly through a boom in oil production in places like west Texas. Diversity among energy sources has also played a major role in this process. Electricity is an example of innovation and diversification of resources in energy in the U.S. In 2018, three major […]

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ARPA-E Innovation Summit Celebrates 10 Years but Looks to the Future
July 9, 2019

The below photos are courtesy of Rachel Slaybaugh. For the tenth time, energy leaders are meeting for the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA E) hosts the annual event and brings together professionals from the government, business world and academia to discuss the latest products pushing energy development […]

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