UK Companies See Major Opportunity in Nuclear Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 15:07:40 +0000

The UK government has ambitions for 24 GW of nuclear energy by 2050 to help in providing energy security for the UK and for meeting its net-zero goals. Among groups […]

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UK Nuclear Recap: Major Funding for GEH’s SMR and Sizewell C as Hinkley Point C Suffers New Hefty Delays

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2024 18:07:32 +0000

Over the past week, the UK government stepped up its nuclear agenda, doling out a £33.6 million grant under its Future Nuclear Enabling Fund to support GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy […]

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Nuclear Power Is Making a Comeback: What Will It Take to See Meaningful Growth?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2023 04:16:00 +0000

There are many reasons for the nuclear power industry to feel optimistic about the future. For example, the entry of Vogtle Unit 3 into commercial operation on July 31 was a significant milestone and one worth

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Three More BWRX-300 SMRs Planned for Canada’s Darlington Site

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2023 15:27:27 +0000

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) said it is working on deployment of three additional BWRX-300 small modular reactors (SMRs) at the Darlington New Nuclear Project site in Ontario, Canada. GEH […]

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TVA Head Wants Nothing to Do with Building One Reactor Unless He Can Build 20

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 17 May 2023 16:27:01 +0000

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Building a nuclear power plant is a difficult job. It takes years of planning and sometimes more than a decade to complete. The risk of schedule delays is great, especially […]

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The POWER Interview: How a Canadian Small Reactor Will Support Industrial Decarbonization

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2023 12:52:16 +0000

The nuclear power industry is banking on development of small modular reactor (SMR) technology to support global growth. Canada is at the forefront of the SMR market, with at least four Canadian provinces involved in a joint strategic plan to advance the deployment of SMRs. ARC Clean Technology Canada recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]

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TVA, OPG, Synthos Team to Shape Standard Design for BWRX-300 Nuclear Reactors

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 18:42:49 +0000

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Ontario Power Generation (OPG), and Synthos Green Energy (SGE) will collaborate to shape a standard design for GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) to speed up the technology’s regulatory acceptance and spur future deployments. The three companies, which have separately begun a regulatory process for potential BWRX-300 […]

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BWRX-300 Becomes First SMR to Clear Two Phases of Canadian Nuclear Design Review

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 19:01:53 +0000

GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 design has cleared the first two phases of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) Vendor Design Review (VDR) process, marking a first for a small modular reactor (SMR). The Canadian nuclear regulator’s VDR process is an optional pre-licensing mechanism that allows CNSC staff to give applicants feedback early in the […]

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GE Hitachi’s BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor Gets Another Win

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2023 18:06:53 +0000

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Fermi Energia, a privately held company formed to develop a small modular reactor (SMR) in Estonia, announced that it has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 design for deployment. Kalev Kallemets, CEO of Fermi Energia, said in September last year that the company’s nuclear technology selection process had begun in 2019, with a mapping […]

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GE Hitachi’s BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor Gets Another Win

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2023 18:06:53 +0000

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Fermi Energia, a privately held company formed to develop a small modular reactor (SMR) in Estonia, announced that it has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 design for deployment. Kalev Kallemets, CEO of Fermi Energia, said in September last year that the company’s nuclear technology selection process had begun in 2019, with a mapping […]

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