Governments Look to Expand Nuclear Power Through SMRs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:11:00 +0000

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Advancements in small modular reactor (SMR) technology are being supported by government investment within several countries, including the U.S. and the UK, as SMRs are increasingly seen as a way to take

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Governments Look to Expand Nuclear Power Through SMRs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:11:00 +0000

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Advancements in small modular reactor (SMR) technology are being supported by government investment within several countries, including the U.S. and the UK, as SMRs are increasingly seen as a way to take

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In Boost to Canada’s Nuclear Roadmap, OPG Advances Work with Three SMR Developers

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:21:10 +0000

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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) took another step to bolster plans to deploy small modular reactors (SMRs) in Ontario, announcing it is advancing engineering and design work with three major advanced nuclear reactor developers: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Terrestrial Energy, and X-energy. The announcement on Oct. 6 stems from a “due diligence” process OPG held […]

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NRC Gives Final Approval to NuScale’s SMR Design

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:05:10 +0000

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NuScale Power said the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has completed its Phase 6 review of the Design Certification Application (DCA) of the company’s small modular nuclear reactor (SMR), and said the company’s SMR is the first such reactor to receive NRC approval of its design. NuScale on August 28 announced that with the DCA […]

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Group to Cities: Get Out of Nuclear Project While You Can

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:20:06 +0000

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The Utah Taxpayers Association has urged cities and towns that have subscribed to the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) small modular reactor (SMR) project to withdraw from the venture before a Sept. 14 deadline that would lock them into a share of billions of dollars in costs associated with the undertaking. Rusty Cannon, vice […]

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New Milestone Reached in NuScale’s Push to License Small Modular Reactor

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 18:40:29 +0000

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NuScale Power has completed its second submittal to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for pre-licensing Vendor Design Review (VDR) of its small modular reactor (SMR). A pre-licensing VDR is an optional service provided by the CNSC when requested by a supplier. It provides a mechanism that enables CNSC staff to provide feedback early in […]

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Canada SMR Initiative Adds New Brunswick Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 18:12:58 +0000

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Moltex Energy, a privately held nuclear power development company headquartered in the UK with an office in New Brunswick, Canada, has entered into a collaboration agreement with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) to support Moltex’s nuclear fuel development program for its Stable Salt Reactor (SSR), among the latest technology advancements for small modular reactors (SMRs). The […]

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GEH Launches NRC Licensing Process for BWRX-300, an ESBWR-Derived SMR

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 15:28:11 +0000

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Marking another major milestone for U.S.-based small modular reactor (SMR) development, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) said it has formally begun the regulatory licensing process for its BWRX-300, a 300-MW water-cooled nuclear technology that it claims could be competitive with natural gas power. The company revealed on Jan. 30 that it submitted the first licensing […]

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A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:05:45 +0000

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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer about. Still, nuclear and coal power continue to provide reliable baseload generation to billions of customers around the globe. Here’s a look back at the […]

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U.S. Company Has Deal with Jordan for Nuclear Technology

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000

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There have long been grand plans for developing nuclear power in the Middle East. After Iran brought the Bushehr plant online in 2011, the country talked of building another dozen or so reactors. Saudi Arabia

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