Articles by tag: Nuclear energy

The Palisades Nuclear Plant Demands a Clear Risk-Based Analysis for Successful Reopening

The debate around restarting mothballed nuclear power plants is gaining momentum in the U.S., illustrated by the decision to revive the long-dormant Palisades Nuclear Plant. This pioneering move, marking the first such initiative in the nation, underscores a broader conversation about energy resilience and the strategic recalibration of America’s energy assets. Experts say to…

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As Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Prepares to Reopen, Workforce Continuity Sets Up Operations for Success

As the world grapples with the urgent need for sustainable and clean energy solutions, nuclear power emerges as a vital component of the global energy mix. Years of nuclear energy fear-mongering and dwindling funding led to the closure of a significant portion of U.S. nuclear power plants over the last 40+ years. But in…

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

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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Aligning, Appraising, and Simplifying Scientific Data Strengthens Promotional Claims
June 20, 2024

The pharmaceutical industry faces the challenge of converting complex medical and scientific information into clear, effective promotional claims. This process is critical as it balances the need for accurate scientific communication with the requirement for impactful marketing. The stakes are high, as promotional materials must adhere to stringent regulatory standards while also appealing to…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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For Wider Adoption of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors, Experts Call on Licensing & Permitting Reform
May 10, 2023

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
January 1, 2023

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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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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