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Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...towards a low-carbon future, the department's loan guarantees will play an important part in expanding the role of nuclear energy as a part of our all-of-the-above energy strategy," Moniz said.Loan guarantees, in which the federal government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/final-federal-loan-guarantee-
In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...female enrollment is just 8 percent to 15 percent in the college's STEM-related courses, including networking, nuclear energy, electrical computer engineering, drafting engineering and mechanical engineering.Price said the "nuclear renaissance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-12/augusta-and
France looks to reboot nuclear industry champion Areva

...stake as it is more reliant on nuclear energy than any other country and it...hard by a global pullback from nuclear energy since the 2011 Fukushima accident...announced it would phase out all nuclear energy. And even France is moving toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/france-looks-reboot-nuclea
Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...Clements represents one viewpoint in the debate on nuclear energy."He speaks for a very small segment of people who...They are not open to considering the benefits of nuclear energy."Susan Corbett, the chairwoman of South Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...Savannah River Site.Often cited as the future of nuclear energy, the development of small modular reactors has faced...Mary Pietrzyk, manager of policy development for the Nuclear Energy Institute.SMRs are in the beginning of development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...logs in subsurface vaults. The other track involved converting the WGP into fuel to be sold to U.S. commercial nuclear energy plants. WGP (mainly Pu-239) remains in the environment for thousands of years after release.The 50 tons of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/mox-programs-man
Dangerous sodium reactor spent fuel dissolved at Savannah River Site

...and shipped to SRS. The fuel was made of a thorium-uranium alloy that made it unsuitable for fabricating fuel for nuclear energy power plants such as the Tennessee Valley Authority.In 2011, the Sodium Reactor Experiment material was singled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/dangerous-sodium-reactor-spe
New science, medical MBAs at GRU

...include an internship with local science-based industry, such as information technology, biomedical companies and nuclear energy, he said."We're going to recruit statewide for this degree," Miller said. "A young person graduating from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-21/new-science-medical-mbas-gru
Author to release mystery novellas

...presented to the IAEA and its director general, Mohamed El Baradei. The award was made for efforts in preventing nuclear energy from being used for military purposes.His first novel, The Disap pearance (2007), takes place in rural Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-21/author-release-mystery-n
Ruling on nuclear waste throws storage scenarios into dangerous doubt

...policy issues, suffice it to say this ruling is a potential game-changer for how this country regards the role of nuclear energy in its future energy plans.The essence of the issue is that the lack of a geological repository specifically identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/ruling-nuclear-w