Related Topic: Small Modular Reactors

South Korea announces supercritical CO2 collaboration

South Korea announces supercritical CO2 collaboration

Five Korean organisations have signed agreements on commercialisation of supercritical CO2 power generation technology through which they intend to establish and demonstrate a test facility and infrastructure, and to develop the technology for a supercritical CO2 power generation system for small modular reactor-based power generation.

Corporate 26 September 2022


SaskPower selects two potential sites for SMR deployment

SaskPower selects two potential sites for SMR deployment

Canadian utility SaskPower has identified two areas in the province of Saskatchewan - Estevan and Elbow - for further study to determine the feasibility of hosting a small modular reactor.

New Nuclear 21 September 2022


Oklo Inc progressing towards licence application

Oklo Inc progressing towards licence application

The California-based company has submitted a Licensing Project Plan to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission outlining Oklo's proposed engagement to support future licensing activities.

Regulation & Safety 20 September 2022


IAEA assesses Romania's SMR site selection process

IAEA assesses Romania's SMR site selection process

The International Atomic Energy Agency has conducted its first ever Site and External Events Design mission to look into site selection for a small modular reactor. The three-day mission to Romania was conducted last month at the request of Nuclearelectrica.

Regulation & Safety 16 September 2022


Fermi Energia requests bids from three SMR vendors

Fermi Energia requests bids from three SMR vendors

Estonia's Fermi Energia has said it will accept tenders from three small modular reactor developers: GE Hitachi, NuScale and Rolls-Royce. The company said bids with comprehensive technical documentation needed to estimate the construction cost are expected by December, and the technology selection will be made in February 2023.

New Nuclear 15 September 2022


Constellation to help Dutch Rolls-Royce SMR deployment

Constellation to help Dutch Rolls-Royce SMR deployment

Dutch nuclear energy development company ULC-Energy BV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with US utility Constellation to support the deployment of a fleet of Rolls-Royce small modular reactors in the Netherlands.

New Nuclear 15 September 2022


US study assesses potential for coal-to-nuclear conversion

US study assesses potential for coal-to-nuclear conversion

Hundreds of coal power plant sites across the USA could be converted to nuclear plant sites, providing huge decarbonisation gains as well as bringing tangible economic, employment and environmental benefits to the communities where those plants are located, a new US Department of Energy study has found.

Energy & Environment 14 September 2022


Work progresses to deploy NuScale power plant in Poland

Work progresses to deploy NuScale power plant in Poland

NuScale Power and Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedź SA have signed the first task order and a statement of commencement to begin work under the Early Works Agreement signed by the companies earlier this year. Meanwhile, NuScale has signed a contract for the supply of neutron monitoring equipment for use in its small modular reactor.

New Nuclear 13 September 2022


Romanian-Polish cooperation on NuScale SMR deployment

Romanian-Polish cooperation on NuScale SMR deployment

Romanian utility Nuclearelectrica and Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedź SA have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the development of small modular reactors. Both companies have previously signed agreements with NuScale of the USA on the deployment of its SMR technology.

New Nuclear 07 September 2022


Rolls-Royce and Škoda JS to collaborate on SMR deployment

Rolls-Royce and Škoda JS to collaborate on SMR deployment

Rolls-Royce SMR of the UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Škoda JS to explore areas of collaboration for the Rolls-Royce small modular reactor plant, for deployment both in the Czech Republic and broader central European regions.

New Nuclear 06 September 2022