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GE Hitachi and BWXT Canada agree to support BWRX-300 design
21 October, 2021
US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd have...
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Canada’s Arc Clean Energy signs MOU to advance SMR deployment
Friday, October 15, 2021 by ARC Clean Energy Canada has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cross River Infrastructure Partners to develop sustainable industrial projects globally that...

OKBM Afrikantov presents low-power reactor designs for the Arctic
Monday, September 27, 2021 by Russia’s OKBM Afrikantov has presented details of new developments of transportable nuclear power units at the15th international exhibition and conference on the development of oil...

Commissioning of Holtec’s SMR-160 by 2030 deemed 'credible'
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 by Holtec International’s Nuclear Advisory Council, during a bi-annual meeting in September said: “Having considered Holtec’s progress, the Council viewed Holtec’s hard date...

Terrestrial upgrades molten salt reactor design
Thursday, September 16, 2021 by Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy on 14 September announced its upgraded Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) nuclear power plant design – the IMSR®400 –with a net 390MW of...

Ciech and Synthos Green to cooperate on nuclear energy use
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by Polish chemical company Ciech has signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate with Synthos Green Energy (ESG) to co-operate in the use of small modular reactor (SMR) and micro modular...

X-energy to provide fuel fabrication services for nuclear powered rocket
Thursday, September 02, 2021 by US company X-energy said on 30 August that the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) had recently awarded a Track A contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic...

Polish companies co-operate to develop SMRs
Thursday, September 02, 2021 by Polish chemicals group Synthos and energy group ZE PAK on 31 August signed an investment agreement to consider construction of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) BWRX-300 small...

CNSC and US NRC produce joint report on Xe-100 reactor
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 by The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) said on 11 August that it had completed its first collaborative activity under the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on Advanced Reactor...

WANO experts conduct pre-launch peer reviews of Russian nuclear icebreakers
Thursday, August 12, 2021 by Russia’s Atomflot (part of Rosatom) said on 6 August that experts from the Moscow Centre of the World Association of Nuclear Power Plant Operators (WANO-MC) had completed...

NuScale announces investment of $152m
Thursday, August 05, 2021 by US-based NuScale Power announced on 3 August that recent private capital investments from a diverse base of strategic investors totalled $152 million, closing out NuScale’s A-5 round...

Energoatom considers SMRs for Ukraine
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by Hartmut Yakob, Vice President of Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom on 29 July took part in a meeting of the working group on small modular reactors (SMRs) organised by the...

STATEMENT: Response to Government announcement on the Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) demonstration programme
Thursday, July 29, 2021 by In response to today’s Government announcement that plans have moved a step closer to having the latest nuclear technology up and running within the next decade, Dr Paul Howarth,...

China moves forward with thorium molten salt reactor
Thursday, July 22, 2021 by A team of government researchers in China have unveiled the design for a commercial nuclear reactor that is expected to be the first in the world that does not need water for cooling,...

NASA announces funding for nuclear thermal propulsion reactor
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on 13 July it was leading an effort, working with the Department of Energy (DOE), to advance space nuclear...

Rolls-Royce and Cavendish Nuclear sign SMR partnership agreement
Monday, July 12, 2021 by Rolls-Royce and Cavendish Nuclear on 8 July signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities to deepen their relationship through cooperation on the Rolls-Royce...

Cameco, GEH and GNF-A co-operate on commercialisation of BWRX-300 SMR
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by Canada’s Cameco, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas (GNF-A) on 7 July have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore several areas...

NuScale announces investment deal with GS Energy
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by US-based NuScale Power on 30 June announced that it has finalised an investment agreement with GS Energy North America Investments (GS Energy), the US entity of the South Korean...

Canadian study sees role for very small modular reactors in mining areas
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) said on 23 June that very small modular reactors (vSMRs) could provide clean, economic and reliable power and heat to remote northern mines and...

Curtiss-Wright joins US DOE’s Project SAFARI
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by US-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation on 24 June announced that it has been selected to participate in Project SAFARI, a US Department of Energy DOE) project to develop Digital...

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