BRINGING ADVANCED NUCLEAR TO THE ENERGY STATE
7/8/2021 – In the last two decades, hydraulic fracturing has revolutionized the oil and gas industry, not just in Texas but domestically and internationally. That technological change brought energy independence to the U.S. New ways of doing things change everything.
Today, advanced nuclear technology is shattering paradigms in a similar way, and Texas energy stands to benefit from another revolution…[continue reading]
TEXAS UNIVERSITIES ADVANCE RELIABLE NUCLEAR ENERGY
3/1/2021 – Energy and electricity topics are dominating conversations in Texas after residents spent a week battling a major winter storm. Abilene Christian University, along with two other Texas universities, is at the forefront of nuclear technology to address problems plaguing traditional energy sources – including unpredictable weather…[continue reading]
COCKRELL SCHOOL JOINS MULTI-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP TO DESIGN NEW NUCLEAR RESEARCH REACTOR
8/4/2020 – The University of Texas at Austin is part of a consortium of four universities designing a new nuclear research reactor to advance research in clean energy.
The consortium of universities is partnering with Natura Resources on a $30.5 million effort to design and license the facility that will be located at and owned by Abilene Christian University…[continue reading]
TEXAS A&M ENGINEERING PLAYS KEY ROLE IN RESEARCH REACTOR DEVELOPMENT
8/10/2020 – Texas A&M University College of Engineering researchers will play a key role in a consortium sponsored by Natura Resources, LLC to build an advanced research reactor in the state of Texas.
The $30.5 million effort to design and license a research reactor is a collaboration with three other universities: Abilene Christian University, Georgia Institute of Technology and The University of Texas at Austin…[continue reading]
GEORGIA TECH TO PARTICIPATE IN $30.5 MILLION RESEARCH COLLABORATION
8/10/2021 – The Georgia Institute of Technology will be one of four schools participating in the Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Research Alliance – NEXTRA – which is being led by Abilene Christian University and Natura Resources, LLC. The consortium’s goal is to “design, license and commission the first university-based molten salt research reactor, which ACU will host and own.”…[continue reading]