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NRC post-Fukushima task force issues recommendations for BWRs

By / July 19, 2011

I have a pretty lengthy interview with SRNL’s John Marra in the August issue of the Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society regarding materials implications of the nuclear situation in Japan, and I will include a link as soon as the electronic version is online, but I did want to note that the NRC’s Near-Term…

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SRNL’s John Marra speaks to GOMD about materials for nuclear energy and impact of Fukushima incident

By Eileen De Guire / May 23, 2011

Credit: Eileen De Guire; ACerS As announced in an earlier post, John Marra, chief research officer at Savannah River National Lab spoke at the conference dinner at the annual meeting of the Glass and Optical Materials Division on May 17. The title of the talk was “Beyond Fukushima: Advanced materials to enable enhanced nuclear power…

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Little speaks out on GE’s energy

By / July 22, 2009

MIT’s online Technology Review has posted an interesting interview with Mark Little, GE’s director of research, on a number of energy-related topics. He reveals some interesting thoughts on GE’s plan for building a 350-employee sodium-nickel-chlorine battery manufacturing plant (that hinges on the approval of its request for DOE funding), Smart Grid technology and the company’s…

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