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U.S. nuclear energy powwow today

By / December 7, 2010

Third Way and the Idaho National Lab have been holding a “New Millennium Nuclear Energy Summit” this morning in Washington, DC. According to a press release, the meeting is aimed at generating some needed momentum: “Despite the deep divisions in Washington over energy issues, many on both sides agree that nuclear energy must  play a role in the nation’s energy and economic future. The summit will provide a forum to start developing  broader consensus on the future of nuclear energy in the United States and determining the steps needed to  revive the nation’s nuclear energy industry.” INL says the idea for the summit came from conversations between retiring Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio),…

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Ceramic Leadership Summit: Spotlight on Energy Innovations

By / May 13, 2010

The Energy Innovation track at the Ceramic Leadership Summit June 21-22 in Baltimore, Md., will highlight advances and challenges facing the the future of energy creation, harvesting and storage. Nuclear energy, solid-oxide fuel cells and sodium metal halide batteries are just a sample of the topics to be covered by industry leaders. Here are the…

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Video of the week: A new paradigm for nuclear waste management

By / March 10, 2010

[flash mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/marra_nuclear_mcare.jpg}] John Marra spoke at the Materials Challenges in Energy conference in February 2010 on new and emerging approaches to the thorny issue of managing nuclear wastes, and the fundamental changes that need to be made. Concerns about nuclear wastes have plagued nuclear power operators for decades and the Obama administration’s call…

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