Small Modular Reactors

US utilities join forces with SMR vendors to speed development

Feb 8, 2016

Vendors and utilities have formed a new SMR industry group to unlock financial and regulatory resources and accelerate deployment in US and abroad.

Canada edges closer to SMR build after VC funding deal

Jan 26, 2016

Terrestrial Energy’s Venture Capital deal marks the latest advancement towards SMR deployment in a market backed by a supportive regulatory body and off grid opportunities in the icy...

US Committee prioritizes advanced reactors; Southern, X-energy win DoE funds

Jan 25, 2016

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US funding package supports rising SMR activity

Jan 12, 2016

New US legislation has increased funding for Small Modular Reactor licensing and signals strong support for advanced reactor technology in the shift to low carbon generation.

UK hikes SMR funding to accelerate first reactor selection

Dec 6, 2015

The UK government's decision to raise nuclear R&D spending and launch a Small Modular Reactor competition propels the UK towards the first Generic Design Assessment from...

Areva to supply SMR fuel; US’ Vogtle gains permit; China eyes 110 reactors

Dec 6, 2015

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UK SMR design filings must focus on back-up systems, spent fuel to curb approval costs

Nov 20, 2015

Significant UK licencing challenges remain for Small Modular Reactor developers as the lower output capacities of modular-built units will offer limited scope for streamlining the...

NuScale targets SMR cost below $90/MWh on wider deployment

Nov 3, 2015

US Small Modular Reactor developer NuScale aims to use advanced manufacturing techniques, savings on facility costs and economies of scale to lower the Levelized Cost of Electricity of...

NuScale Outlines Multiple Applications of Low Cost SMR Plants

Aug 27, 2015

Nuclear Energy Insider attended an industry briefing at NuScale’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) test site in Oregon and witnessed major interest from politicians and financers in what is...


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