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Curtiss-Wright and X-energy support deployment of Xe-100 SMR
21 September, 2022
US-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation) and X-energy have signed a...
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Fermi Energia accepts bids from three SMR manufacturers
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Estonia’s Fermi Energia has sent a call for tenders to three new generation small modular reactor (SMR) developers - GE Hitachi, NuScale and Rolls-Royce. Bids with comprehensive...

US DOE identifies coal plant sites that could convert to nuclear
Thursday, September 15, 2022 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a 127-page report, “Investigating Benefits and Challenges of Converting Retiring Coal Plants into Nuclear Plants”, identifying 157...

Sheffield Forgemasters partners GE Hitachi to support UK deployment of BWRX-300 SMR
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 by ​​​​​​​GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and UK-based Sheffield Forgemasters have agreed to cooperate in support of the potential deployment of the GEH’s BWRX-300 small modular...

Poland and Romania to co-operate on deployment of NuScale SMR
Thursday, September 08, 2022 by Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedz and Romanian nuclear power plant operator Nuclearelectrica have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) during an Economic Forum...

UK government allocates funds for next generation nuclear technology
Tuesday, September 06, 2022 by The UK government has allocated GBP3.3 million ($3.8m) to help develop the next generation of nuclear reactors. The funding will support the early-stage innovation for six...

Rolls-Royce SMR signs MOU with Škoda JS
Tuesday, September 06, 2022 by Uk-based Rolls-Royce SMR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Czech nuclear engineering and manufacturing firm Škoda JS. This presents an opportunity to explore areas...

US begins study of floating nuclear plants
Thursday, September 01, 2022 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) has granted research funds to the MIT Energy Initiative, UK-based Core Power, and the Idaho...

Ultra Safe Nuclear and Hyundai Engineering collaborate on microreactors
Thursday, September 01, 2022 by US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering have entered into a Framework Agreement for Procurement, extending existing collaboration in...

Russia and Ghana to set up joint working group on SMRs
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by Russia and Ghana have agreed to establish a Joint Working Group (JWG) to coordinate and exchange information regarding Russian technological solutions for small modular reactors...

NuScale Power and Fermi Energia to explore advanced nuclear application in Estonia
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by US-based NuScale Power recently announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Estonian energy company Fermi Energia under which Fermi Energia will evaluate...

Russia’s Nikiet wins tender to develop Shelf-M microreactor
Friday, August 26, 2022 by Russia’s NA Dollezhal Scientific Research and Design Institute of Power Engineering (Nikiet) has won a tender to develop a technical project for the Shelf-M microreactor by the end...

X-energy considers further development of high-temperature gas reactor
Thursday, August 25, 2022 by US-based X-energy recently completed a $40 million award with the US Department of Energy (DOE). The technology development project was instrumental in paving a path toward the...

Thorizon raises funds for waste-burning thorium molten salt reactor
Thursday, August 25, 2022 by Dutch company Thorizon has raised €12.5 million for the development of its ‘thorium molten salt reactor’ that will use long-lived waste in combination with thorium as fuel. Thorizon is...

TerraPower announces fundraising of $750 million
Thursday, August 18, 2022 by US-based TerraPower has announced the close of an equity raise that yielded at least $750 million. The fundraise was co-led by SK Inc and SK Innovation (collectively SK) and...

Dow to support deployment of X-energy SMRs
Thursday, August 11, 2022 by US-based materials science company Dow, and nuclear energy innovation company X-energy have announced that they have signed a letter of intent which will help Dow advance its...

Last Energy plans to develop 10 SMRs in Poland
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by US-based Last Energy, which is developing a new fully small modular reactor (SMR), has announced an agreement with Poland’s Legnica Special Economic Zone (LSSE) to scale nuclear energy...

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and ARC Canada to advance fuel development
Thursday, July 28, 2022 by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with New Brunswick-based ARC Clean Energy Canada, which is working to develop...

Terrestrial Energy and Korea’s DL E&C sign MOU on IMSR cogeneration plant
Friday, July 22, 2022 by Canada’s Terrestrial Energy and DL E&C has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to cooperate in the development and accelerated deployment of the Integral Molten Salt Reactor...

Two Polish companies apply for regulator’s opinion on SMR technology assessment
Thursday, July 14, 2022 by Polish copper producer KGHM Polska Miedź and Orlen Synthos Green Energy have both submitted applications to Państwowej Agencji Atomistyki (PAA - the National Atomic Energy Agency)...

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