Small Modular Reactors

NuScale eyes first SMR module by 2020 as licensing hits year 1 targets

Apr 18, 2018

A year in, NuScale's SMR design license review remains "on or ahead of schedule" and the developer plans to select its preferred supplier group for the module...

New Jersey lawmakers agree nuclear subsidies; EDF finds welding issues at new French reactor

Apr 18, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

SMR heat supply sales hinge on storage, power switching efficiency

Apr 4, 2018

Storage efficiency, power-heat switching capability and infrastructure readiness will be key drivers of advanced reactor deployment in district heating networks, small modular reactor...

US nuclear operator files for bankruptcy protection; Terrestrial signs Idaho SMR agreement

Apr 4, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Bruce Power to lead SMR work group as Canada builds business case

Mar 21, 2018

Nuclear operator Bruce Power is to co-chair a regulatory readiness working group and expand its knowledge of small modular reactor (SMR) technology as part of the Canadian government...

Rolls-Royce SMR to use on-site 'factories' to hit 60 pounds/MWh

Mar 7, 2018

Rolls Royce has minimized R&D needs to lower first of a kind (FOAK) risks and foresees modular build gains of up to 15% in line with aerospace, shipbuilding experience, David Orr,...

Holtec, Ukraine plan to build SMRs in 2020s; Canada to publish SMR roadmap in the fall

Mar 7, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

US urged to fast track step-by-step reactor licensing to control costs

Feb 21, 2018

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission should accelerate implementation of an incremental licensing process for non-light water reactors to reduce development risks and curb an exodus...

US extends tax credit for nuclear new build; GE Hitachi joins Holtec SMR project

Feb 21, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Mini reactor builders eye fleet savings to supply Canada's icy north

Feb 7, 2018

Very small modular reactor (VSMR) developers must maximize economies of series and centralize plant construction and operations to make nuclear power competitive in northern Canada,...

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