Small Modular Reactors

NRC ruling boosts SMR build prospects at disused coal plants

Sep 19, 2018

A new favorable ruling on Tennessee Valley Authority's safety methodology for re-sizing emergency zones could open up SMR build opportunities on retired coal sites and closer to...

China willing to hand over control of first UK reactor; US lawmakers pass advanced reactor bill

Sep 19, 2018

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Researchers develop AI to cut staff costs for advanced reactors

Aug 15, 2018

A new U.S.-funded research project aims to use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and expert safety analysis to reduce operational staff count and help secure the long-term...

EDF delays start-up of French EPR by a year; Holtec to acquire Entergy, Exelon reactors

Aug 15, 2018

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UK funding spurs advanced reactor R&D but application outlook needed

Jul 18, 2018

New funding measures for advanced reactor research and manufacturing will help the UK retain and grow its nuclear expertise and signals support for a widening range of SMR applications...

NuScale engineers eye further SMR savings after 20% capacity boost

Jul 5, 2018

Engineering research which drove last month’s 20% increase in module capacity has identified additional potential cost savings, Tom Mundy, Chief Commercial Officer for NuScale Power,...

Canada advances four SMR designs towards demo reactor; Finland EPR start-up delayed

Jun 20, 2018

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Nuclear build costs could fall by over 35% using global learnings

Jun 6, 2018

New nuclear plants could become competitive in Europe and North America if developers prioritize labor deployment, project governance and other drivers which have slashed costs in Asia...

Trump orders ‘immediate’ action to keep reactors online; UK stake in Hitachi plant now on table

Jun 6, 2018

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Ontario Power Generation predicts SMR openings in booming mining sectors

May 16, 2018

Demand from Canada's mining sector could support a fleet of cost-effective small modular reactors (SMRs), including up to 2 GW of capacity in Ontario's Ring of Fire...

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