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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Canada Bank Group Pledges Millions Toward Nuclear Power Project

October 26, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Canadian government has pledged more financing toward development of a grid-scale small modular reactor (SMR), as the country continues to support nuclear power as a way to cut emissions of greenhouse gases from its power generation sector. Natural Resources […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

NRC Moves to Issue Final Design Certification for NuScale Nuclear Module

July 29, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has indicated it will certify NuScale’s 50-MWe (160 MWth) small modular reactor (SMR) design, marking another definitive milestone for the reactor vendor and its technology prospects. The NRC on July 29 said it directed staff […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Small Modular Reactors Provide Opportunity to Rethink Automation for Nuclear Generation

May 2, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

While instrumentation and control (I&C) technology represents a relatively small percentage of the overall capital investment for any nuclear power station, it often plays an outsized role for safe, reliable, and efficient operation. Recognizing the potential benefits, the U.S. Nuclear […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Doosan Kicks Off NuScale SMR Production for Idaho Nuclear Project

April 26, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

South Korean power industrial giant Doosan has agreed to forge materials for NuScale Power’s small modular reactors (SMR) starting as early as this year to support the commercial deployment of VOYGRs at the 462-MWe Carbon-Free Power Project (CFPP) in Idaho […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Darlington Nuclear Plant Will Get a BWRX-300 SMR as GE Hitachi Bags Lucrative OPG Selection

December 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will build a GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) at its Darlington Nuclear Station in Clarington, Ontario, marking a major triumph for the nuclear vendor in a stiff competition for the much-watched […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Is Nuclear Power Poised for a Resurgence?

February 11, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Since 1990, nuclear power has consistently supplied about 19% to 20% of the electricity used in the U.S. However, very few nuclear plants have been added to the U.S. fleet over that time. Currently, the only new nuclear project in […]