Stories with the tag: Nuclear Power
A new material may be able to soak up enough trace uranium in sea water to help fuel future nuclear power plants. Tests by PNNL showed the material can soak up more than two times the uranium than a similar material developed in Japan.
Release Date: 8/21/2012
The 3rd International Conference on Nuclear Power Plant Life Management (PLiM) for Long Term Operations will be held May 13-17, 2012 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. This international conference will focus on extending the life world’s existing nuclear power plants.
Release Date: 4/30/2012
A new computer simulation from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reveals a self-healing behavior that repairs radiation-induced damage in yttria-stabilized zirconia, indicating that the engineered ceramic may be suitable for use in development of radiation-resistant materials for nuclear power plants and nuclear waste storage.
Release Date: 4/17/2008
Release Date: 3/15/2007
Release Date: 7/26/2006
Mike Lawrence, a former Hanford Site manager, has been named business leader of international nuclear programs at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He begins his tenure July 5.
Release Date: 6/20/2000
Release Date: 3/1/1999
Sixteen staff members working with three technologies developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have won 1998 Awards for Excellence in Technology Transfer from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.
Release Date: 1/27/1998
Tapping into the wealth of knowledge gained from the Hanford cleanup mission is the top priority of a visit to Hanford by Dr. Yuri Kostenko, Minister of Ukraine's Ministry for Environmental Protection & Nuclear Safety.
Release Date: 2/6/1997
Symptom-based Emergency Operating Instructions, which were implemented to improve safety in U.S. nuclear power plants following the Three Mile Island accident, have been adopted recently by a facility in Russia.
Release Date: 5/24/1996