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Two Big Nuclear Regulatory Milestones for Idaho NuScale SMR Project

August 3, 2023

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on July 31 accepted a standard design approval (SDA) application for NuScale Power’s VOYGR-6, a plant design that will be featured in the 462-MWe Carbon-Free Power Project (CFPP) proposed at an Idaho National Laboratory (INL) site.

The milestone comes on the same day that CFPP submitted a limited work authorization (LWA) to the NRC, seeking approval to begin early construction activities as the first part of the project’s combined license application (COLA).

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