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General Atomics-Led Facility Unveils Compact Tokamak Concept for Nuclear Fusion Energy

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The General Atomics-managed DIII-D National Fusion Facility has developed a compact nuclear reactor design as part of efforts to support commercial nuclear fusion initiatives. The DIII-D facility's Compact Advanced Tokamak concept builds on the high-performance computing activities of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and well as the DIII-D team's plasma physics research work, General Atomics said Monday.

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CTC to Lead Nuclear Reactor Manufacturing Innovation Center; Ed Sheehan Comments

CTC to Lead Nuclear Reactor Manufacturing Innovation Center; Ed Sheehan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Concurrent Technologies Corp. will open a new facility in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, that will focus on developing processes to manufacture small modular and advanced reactor systems. The Center for Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing has been established to support the nuclear industry’s efforts to develop and transition manufacturing technologies, CTC said Thursday. The U.S. Nuclear …

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Bechtel-Hitachi-Japan Gas JV to Build UK Nuclear Plant

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Horizon Nuclear Power has chosen a joint venture of Bechtel, Japan Gas Corporation and Hitachi subsidiary Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in the U.K. Bechtel said Friday the Menter Newydd JV will perform initial front-end engineering and construction planning for the Wylfa Newydd plant in Wales before construction starts in 2020. Wylfa Newydd will work to supply low-carbon nuclear …

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General Atomics’ Christina Back: New Nuclear Reactor Tech Key for US Objectives

General Atomics' Christina Back: New Nuclear Reactor Tech Key for US Objectives - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Christina Back, General Atomics vice president for nuclear technologies and materials, has said the U.S. needs to develop new nuclear reactor technologies rather update current platforms in order to meet cost, safety, proliferation and waste objectives. General Atomics said May 5 Back wrote a testimony for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee …

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