Small Modular Reactors rss

Iberdrola joins GE-Hitachi for Prism

New Nuclear

23 July 2014

Prism (GE-Hitachi) 47x48Spanish utility Iberdrola will work with GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy to develop a proposal to build a Prism integral fast reactor in the UK, but is yet to decide the scope of its involvement either as an engineer or operator of the potential plant.

Sogaz insures Russia's nuclear power plants


29 April 2014

Smolensk 48Russian insurance group Sogaz has again won the annual tender to provide property insurance to all of the country's nuclear power plants. It is also to insure the construction of Russia's first floating nuclear power plant.

Funding for mPower reduced


14 April 2014

Babcock & Wilcox will slash its spending on the mPower small modular reactor project, having failed to find customers or investors. William Fox has replaced Christofer Mowry as CEO of the Generation mPower subsidiary.

Federal funding agreed for NuScale

New Nuclear

29 May 2014

NuScale SMR cross section 48NuScale will receive up to $217 million in funding over five years to develop its small modular reactor under an agreement finalised with the US Department of Energy.

New concept for offshore nuclear plant

New Nuclear

16 April 2014

MIT platform power plant concept (Jake Jurewicz / MIT-NSE) 72x48A new floating nuclear power plant concept has been put forward by US university MIT based an offshore platform similar to those used by the oil industry.

Working together for high-temperature reactors

New Nuclear

21 March 2014

Tsinghua-CNECC_agreement_(Tsinghua_Uni)_48High-temperature gas-cooled reactor projects have been boosted by a new agreement between CNECC and Tsinghua University, while US and European reactor initiatives are working on a memorandum of understanding.