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South Korea plans SMR industrial complex

South Korea plans SMR industrial complex

President Yoon Suk Yeol has announced plans to create a small modular reactor industrial hub in the city of Gyeongju in the southeastern corner of South Korea's North Gyeongsang Province. The government also aims to establish a hub for the hydrogen industry in the province.

Nuclear Policies 20 June 2024


Saskatchewan to evaluate Westinghouse reactor technology

Saskatchewan to evaluate Westinghouse reactor technology

Saskatchewan Power Corporation, Westinghouse Electric Company and Cameco Corporation will evaluate the potential deployment of Westinghouse nuclear reactor technology - and a Saskatchewan-based nuclear supply chain - for Saskatchewan’s future clean power needs.

Corporate 18 June 2024


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Nuclear power plant proposed for north-eastern Norway

Nuclear power plant proposed for north-eastern Norway

Norsk Kjernekraft has submitted a proposal to Norway's Ministry of Energy for an assessment into the construction of a power plant based on multiple small modular reactors in the county of Finnmark. The company said it marks the first step in the formal process to establish a nuclear power plant there.

New Nuclear 14 June 2024


TerraPower breaks ground for Natrium plant

TerraPower breaks ground for Natrium plant

TerraPower's chairman and founder Bill Gates joined company colleagues, government officials, project partners, industry champions and community supporters for the ceremony at the site of the first-of-a-kind advanced reactor plant at Kemmerer in Wyoming.

New Nuclear 11 June 2024


UK SMR contest deadline pushed back two weeks

UK SMR contest deadline pushed back two weeks

A fortnight's extension - until after the general election - has been given for the submission of documentation by the six contenders in the UK's small modular reactor selection process.

New Nuclear 11 June 2024


SMR planned for Yakutia may become two-unit project

SMR planned for Yakutia may become two-unit project

The regional and federal ministries are "actively working" to change the existing plans for Russia's first land-based small modular reactor project in Yakutia into a two-reactor scheme, after assessing likely future energy demands.

New Nuclear 10 June 2024


US microreactor clears initial stage of pre-testing safety review

US microreactor clears initial stage of pre-testing safety review

Microreactor startup Radiant Industries has announced that the US Department of Energy has reviewed and approved the Safety Design Strategy for its Kaleidos microreactor in the National Reactor Innovation Center's Demonstration of Microreactor Experiments test bed at Idaho National Laboratory.

New Nuclear 07 June 2024


Guinea signs floating nuclear power plants MoU with Russia

Guinea signs floating nuclear power plants MoU with Russia

The Republic of Guinea and Rosatom have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on the development of floating power units to supply electricity to the African country.

New Nuclear 07 June 2024


Construction of Finnish pilot SMR plant to start in 2025

Construction of Finnish pilot SMR plant to start in 2025

Steady Energy said it is set to start construction of its first LDR-50 district heating reactor pilot plant in Finland next year, with potential sites including the Finnish capital Helsinki and two other cities.

New Nuclear 06 June 2024


Saskatchewan SMR to be located in Estevan

Saskatchewan SMR to be located in Estevan

SaskPower has identified two potential sites for Saskatchewan's first small modular reactor to begin detailed site analysis ahead of a final site selection in 2025. Both sites are in the Estevan area in the south-east of the province.

New Nuclear 03 June 2024