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  • UK leads fusion frontier

    UK frontier research capability   In addition to the initial £222 million commitment to STEP, the Government has invested £184 million in new fusion facilities, infrastructure and apprenticeship training. In September last year, a new-style UKAEA fusion energy research facility was opened in Roth...
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  • UK leads fusion frontier

    Global opportunities for nuclear fusion   Analysis suggests that in 2100 the annual fusion energy market will be worth (in present value terms) around £52 billion, rising to £167 billion if the capital cost of fusion power plants can be reduced by 30%.   Private companies are seeking help with th...
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  • UK leads fusion frontier

    Last October, the UK Government published a fusion energy strategy setting out how the UK will use science, business and international leadership to deliver fusion energy. The UK government also launched a consultation (running until 24 December) to seek views on a regulatory framework to ensure ...
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  • New technology monitors nuclear waste storage

    4.A wide range of applications The history and experience of using DIC in other civil engineering structures helps guide NPL in developing and testing HAIS systems, including road and railway structures, oil and gas plants, but some measurement methods are more diverse—NPL says it even uses DIC ...
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  • New technology monitors nuclear waste storage

    3.The meaning for the operator Operators are an important part of the HAIS system. The system was developed to identify significant changes. Inspection efficiency is improved by highlighting only those areas where significant changes have occurred and, most importantly, by not showing the operat...
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  • New technology monitors nuclear waste storage

    1.Application of DIC technology in the nuclear field NPL headquarters in Teddington, UK NPL Chief Reseaentist Dr. Nick McCormick said: “NPL is committed to developing technologies to reduce subjective errors in measurement and minimize the influence of human factors. Automation ensures that ins...
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  • Nuclear-supporting infrastructure bill becomes US law…

    Nuclear-supporting infrastructure bill becomes US law US President Joe Biden yesterday signed into law the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal). The USD1.2 trillion package is a key part of the president’s Build Back Better age...
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  • Nuclear energy, cloak and dagger!

    Nuclear power expansion is necessary If net-zero nuclear is a realistic goal, then there is an urgent need for a significant expansion of nuclear capability, in addition to retaining existing nuclear power. We can see the beginning of this expansion in Figure 3.   In 2020, the number of reactors...
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  • Nuclear energy, cloak and dagger!

    Nuclear power development should be promoted The green light should be given for the many new projects that are about to begin. They will provide jobs, stimulate investment and deliver low carbon electricity in the 22nd century. These new projects will take advantage of the capacity, know-how an...
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  • Nuclear energy, cloak and dagger!

    Decline in nuclear power generation As Sama Bilbao y León, Director General of the World Nuclear Association, said in the introduction to the report, in any other year a decline in nuclear power generation of almost 4% would be a clear negative sign. As climate change is a major concern for worl...
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  • France plans to build a new nuclear power reactor

    [According to the Associated Press website on November 9, 2021] On November 9, 2021, French President Macron announced that in order to ensure France’s energy independence, ensure the country’s power supply, and achieve climate goals, especially carbon emissions by 2050 Neutralization, France wi...
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  • Nuclear heating ushers in a “window of opportunity” for development

    The reliability of heating has been proven and we will continue to optimise design solutions Safety is the lifeline of the nuclear power industry and the lifeline of the comprehensive use of nuclear energy, so the safety of nuclear heating is of great concern. In terms o...
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