Biden Administration Needs to Invest in Early-Stage Climate-Friendly Energy Tech

The incoming Biden administration might have the biggest opportunity in more than a decade to drive innovation in climate-friendly technologies. Consider the terrain. In December, for example, Kairos Power announced plans to build a prototype of its novel salt-cooled high-temperature nuclear reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park, a campus of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
By |January 20th, 2021||0 Comments|

UniTech Services Group Awarded B.O.A., Announces Plans to Support U.S. Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Projects

ETEC member UniTech Services Group has announced the launch of new decommissioning support services to current and future nuclear reactor decommissioning sites in the United States. These new services will leverage the capabilities of UniTech’s Oak Ridge Service Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
By |January 14th, 2021||0 Comments|

OREM on Pace for Another Big Year in 2021

DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) enters a new chapter in cleanup this year that will transform the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) and support the important missions at those sites.
By |January 14th, 2021||0 Comments|

EPRI Names Rita Baranwal as New VP of Nuclear, Chief Nuclear Officer

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) today announced Dr. Rita Baranwal as its new Vice President of Nuclear Energy and Chief Nuclear Officer. Baranwal most recently served as the U.S. Energy Department's Assistant Secretary for its Office of Nuclear Energy, where she managed DOE's portfolio of nuclear research for existing and advanced reactors and new designs.
By |January 13th, 2021||0 Comments|

Fluor Awarded Reimbursable Services Contract for North America’s First SMR Nuclear Reactor Project by UAMPS

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) awarded the company a cost-reimbursable development agreement to provide estimating, development, design and engineering services for its Carbon-Free Power Project. Fluor will book the initial undisclosed value in the first quarter of 2021 and as it accrues.
By |January 12th, 2021||0 Comments|