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TVA and Kairos Power to Collaborate on Low-Power Demonstration Reactor

The Tennessee Valley Authority and Kairos Power have announced plans to collaborate on deploying a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As part of this agreement, TVA will provide engineering, operations, and licensing support to help Kairos Power deploy its low-power demonstration reactor, named Hermes.
By |May 6th, 2021||0 Comments|

TVA Turns to more Gas, Nuclear and Renewable Energy, Plans to Phase Out Coal Power by 2035

The Tennessee Valley Authority, which once got nearly two-thirds of its power by burning coal, is preparing plans to phase out the last of its aging fleet of coal power plants within the next decade and a half and turn to more natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy sources like solar and wind power to generate more carbon-free electricity.
By |May 4th, 2021||0 Comments|

TVA Asks for Public Input on the Clinch River Nuclear Site

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public comment on its Notice of Intent to prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement on proposed actions for an advanced nuclear reactor technology park at the Clinch River Nuclear Site in Roane County, Tennessee.
By |February 9th, 2021||0 Comments|