Small Modular Reactors

Westinghouse, Kairos win $18mn of SMR funding; US reveals Saudi nuclear export approvals

Apr 3, 2019

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Canada SMR groups pass early development tests in first reactor push

Mar 13, 2019

Advanced reactor developers are meeting early business case and safety requirements but these pioneering groups must overcome further licensing challenges to tap Canada’s large...

US to build fast neutron test reactor; Finland awards operating licence to Europe’s first EPR

Mar 13, 2019

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DOE funding propels US towards first advanced fuel factory by 2023

Feb 27, 2019

Federal funding for fuel partner Centrus has bolstered X-energy's bid to build the first U.S. advanced reactor fuel factory but licensing and supply challenges remain, experts...

DOE expands NuScale SMR plan to quantify heat, hydrogen benefits

Feb 13, 2019

The Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratories (INL) will implement design innovations and scaled testing at the U.S.' first small modular reactor (SMR) to optimize...

Banks bail out California’s PG&E; Rolls-Royce to supply backup generators for Hinkley plant

Feb 13, 2019

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Rolls-Royce seeks UK SMR funding as market gaps open; NRC delays Seabrook license verdict

Jan 30, 2019

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Canadian utilities build SMR alliances as developers tackle licensing

Jan 16, 2019

Nuclear utilities are playing a growing role in Canadian SMR development and their operational expertise could support the first fleet deployment at mining sites, industry experts said.

New Brunswick SMR cluster eyes power, technology exports

Nov 28, 2018

New Brunswick's new SMR demonstration cluster could spur the replacement of coal plants across eastern Canada and drive up power and technology exports, Rory O'Sullivan,...

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