Uranium Primer - Links
Below are selected reference links for further understanding of the nuclear energy industry and nuclear fuel markets.
American Nuclear Society (ANS) - The American Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit, international, scientific, and educational organization that promotes the awareness and understanding of the application of nuclear science and technology.
Energy Information Administration (EIA) - The Energy Information Administration is a statistical agency of the US Department of Energy (DOE). The Agency provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.
Euratom Supply Agency (ESA) - The Euratom Supply Agency’s mission is to ensure a regular and equitable supply of nuclear fuels for European Union community users.
European Nuclear Society (ENS) - The European Nuclear Society promotes and contributes to the advancement of science and engineering in the field of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy by all suitable means.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) - The International Atomic Energy Agency is the world’s center of cooperation in the nuclear field. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure, and peaceful nuclear technologies.
IAEA – Power Reactor Information System (PRIS) - The Power Reactor Information System includes general, design, and operating experience data on power reactors.
International Energy Agency (IEA) - The International Energy Agency acts as an energy policy advisor to 27 member countries in their effort to ensure reliable, affordable, and clean energy for their citizens.
International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) - The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is a joint international research and development project that aims to demonstrate the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power. The partners in the project are the European Union (represented by Euratom), Japan, China, India, South Korea, Russia, and the USA.
Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF) - The Japan Atomic Industrial Forum is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that promotes peaceful use of nuclear energy for Japan.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Nuclear Science and Engineering Nuclear Information Hub - The mission at the MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering is to help develop the next generation of technical leaders of the global nuclear enterprise and to provide technical leadership in energy and non-energy applications of nuclear technology. The blog is written by the students of MIT’s Nuclear Science and Engineering department, with the support of its faculty.
Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) - The Nuclear Energy Agency is a specialized agency within the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organization of industrialized countries.
Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) - The Nuclear Energy Institute is the policy organization of the nuclear energy and technologies industry and participates in both the national and global policy-making process.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) - The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission is an independent agency established by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to regulate civilian use of nuclear materials in the USA.
Nuclear.Ru - Nuclear.Ru is an independent information source that focuses on the nuclear industry and provides information on Russia’s nuclear industry.
Office of Nuclear Energy, Science & Technology - The Office of Nuclear Energy, Science & Technology of the US Department of Energy provides useful information on the office's programs and mission, as well as general information on nuclear technology.
World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) - The World Association of Nuclear Operators is an organization created to improve safety at every nuclear power plant in the world.
World Nuclear Association (WNA) - The World Nuclear Association is a global organization that promotes the peaceful worldwide use of nuclear power as a sustainable energy resource.
World Nuclear Fuel Market (WNFM) - The World Nuclear Fuel Market is an organization that facilitates trade of nuclear materials and price information to the industry.
World Nuclear University (WNU) - The World Nuclear University is a global partnership committed to enhancing international education and leadership in the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology, with partnership including the WNA, WANO, IAEA, OECD-NEA, and leading institutions of nuclear learning in thirty countries.