Going Green

Friday, August 15, 2008

Nuke Plant Licensing Roadmap

It will take a number of new nuclear power plants to help ease the energy supply issues of the future.

DOE, NRC Issue Licensing Roadmap For Next-Generation Nuclear Plant

WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) today delivered to Congress the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) Licensing Strategy Report which describes the licensing approach, the analytical tools, the research and development activities and the estimated resources required to license an advanced reactor design by 2017 and begin operation by 2021. The NGNP represents a new...(complete article here).

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