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  1. November 13, 2018

    Kairos – Developing advanced nuclear energy in Alameda

    In some ways, Kairos Power has a familiar sounding story. It is a California-based start-up founded by three bright people, all with a tie to Cal Berkeley (UCB). They have decided to turn their grant-funded tech research into a for-profit company. One of the founders, Dr. Per Peterson, is a long established UCB professor with a national reputation, two had been his students during their doctoral research. Dr. Ed Blandford earned his PhD at UCB about a decade ago and had established his reputatio…

  2. September 19, 2018

    NRC ruling boosts SMR build prospects at disused coal plants

    A new favorable ruling on Tennessee Valley Authority’s safety methodology for re-sizing emergency zones could open up SMR build opportunities on retired coal sites and closer to population centers, Dan Stout, Senior manager, SMR technology at TVA, told Nuclear Energy Insider. SMR developers see disused coal plants and industrial sites as key siting opportunities. Last month, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff concluded that safety methodology submitted by Tennessee Valley Authority …

  3. August 31, 2018

    Department of Energy awards $4.3 million to Argonne to support …

    Rui Hu from Argonne Nuclear Science and Engineering has been awarded $750,000 in partnership with Kairos Power to carry out a project that will support code development for advanced safety analysis of fluoride-salt-cooled, high-temperature nuclear reactors and enable the code utilization in a stringent regulatory environment for licensing analysis.

  4. August 22, 2018

    Department of Energy Announces Technology Commercialization Fun…

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced over $20 million in funding for 64 projects supported by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). With additional matching funds from the private sector, these projects will advance promising commercial energy technologies and strengthen partnerships between DOE’s national labs and private sector companies to deploy energy technologies to the marketplace. “The Department of Energy i…