Knowledge sharing deal goes nuclear

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have signed a deal to advance global nuclear research. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Co-operative Activities aims to better identify global research needs in the sector, taking into consideration the perspectives of utilities, regulators, government organisations and the wider industry. The two […]

$15.8m for US nuclear fuel storage research

The US is set to invest $15.8 million (£10.3m) over five years for research and development of nuclear fuel storage in the country. The Department of Energy (DoE) said the private industry would contribute at least 20% of the total cost of the project, which is part of its commitment to develop an “effective strategy” […]

‘Largest’ US energy storage system at wind farm complete

A US renewable energy company has announced the completion of what it claims is North America’s “largest battery storage project” at one if its wind farms. The 36MW energy storage and management system will store excess power from Duke Energy Renewables’ 153MW wind farm in west Texas and release it whenever demand for electricity is […]