Small Modular Reactors

Westinghouse targets first SMR within a decade using '100% modularity'

Nov 2, 2016

The global nuclear company is using its modular build and design approval experience to shorten the development time and raise the competitiveness of its Small Modular Reactor (SMR)...

Idaho government predicts economic boom from first SMR

Sep 20, 2016

NuScale's first Small Modular Reactor is forecast to generate 12,808 local jobs during construction, 1,507 during operations and the developer has identified new cost reductions...

Rolls-Royce plans UK funding surge upon SMR design approval

Sep 7, 2016

Deployment of a UK-developed Small Modular Reactor (SMR) could support 40,000 jobs in the next 20 years and add 100 billion pounds ($132.9 billion) to the UK economy in 2030-2050,...

SMR developers shrug off Brexit fears to deepen ties with UK suppliers

Jul 12, 2016

Technology developers are forming a range of partnerships with U.K. supply firms which will optimize construction timescales upon completion of the government's SMR design...

Moltex Energy sees UK, Canada SMR licensing as springboard to Asia

Jun 28, 2016

U.K.’s Moltex Energy is to seek Round A funding to expand licensing operations and the firm is targeting Asia as a key future market for its sub-$2/W design, Rory O'Sullivan, the...

US operator seeks swift SMR licensing to optimize low-carbon output

Apr 29, 2016

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) plans to submit an SMR Early Site Permit Application (ESPA) by May 12 as it looks to reduce the risk of issues such as emergency planning zones slowing...

Opinion: UK's first new reactor could be an SMR

Apr 5, 2016

The UK government should re-evaluate its nuclear power strategy and provide more resources to accelerate the development and approval of Small Modular Reactor (SMR) designs so that...

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