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NuScale Launches Effort to Deploy Floating SMRs

NuScale Teams with Canadian Firm to Deploy its SMRs via Floating Platforms Danish Firm Plans Floating SMR for Asian Customers South Korea Firms to Manufacture Floating Nuclear Power Plants South Korea / KHNP To Invest $350 Million In SMR Design … Continue reading

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TVA to Collaborate with Kairos Power on 140 MWe SMR

TVA to Collaborate with Kairos Power on Development of a 140 MWe Advanced SMR Russia Approvs’ $2.4 Billion Project To Use Five Floating Reactors For Remote Minerals Deposit UK ‘Remains Committed’ To Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Project NuScale Engages Guggenheim Securities … Continue reading

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Katy Huff to DOE as Acting @DOE_NE1 and permanent NE2

Kathryn Huff, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Dr. Kathryn D. Huff was most recently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she led the Advanced … Continue reading

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SMRs Get Wind in their Sails from 3 Seas Initiative

U.S. State Dept. Commits $5.3M to Promote SMRs Nuclear Energy Developments in 3 Seas Countries – State by State US State Department Offers Support for SMRs and 3 Seas but Not in the Same Breath Rosatom’s Fennovoima Project Revises Construction … Continue reading

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EDF Makes Its Best Offer to NPCIL for Six EPRs at Jaitapur

France’s EDF Makes Best office to India for Six EPR Could Small-Scale Nuclear Power Be a Part of Alaska’s Future Energy Mix? Russia / Construction Start of Brest-OD-300 Pilot Plant NRC Wants to Know if Computers Can Think About Nuclear … Continue reading

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Updated: A Role for Reference Designs and Standards to Speed up Time for Market for Advanced Nuclear Reactors

This is a summary of my comments made during a webinar hosted by the Global American Business Institute (GABI) on 4/22/21. The YouTube video of the Zoom session is online. In November 2018 Energy Central posted a question about success … Continue reading

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TRISO Fuel Successfully Fabricated in Canada

Canadian National Laboratory Successfully Fabricates Advanced Small Modular Reactor Fuel Canada / Power Companies’ Feasibility Study Says SMRs Can Be Economically Competitive USA Preparing To Lead Advanced Nuclear Fuel Supply, Says Korsnick China Gives Green Light To New Russian Nuclear … Continue reading

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Facilitating the Next-Generation Nuclear Renaissance, Standardization, Design, and Cross-Sector Considerations

Register here  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Alan Ahn at Thank you always for your interest and support. Reference Blog Post:Speeding Up Time to Market: A Role for Standards and Reference Designs for Advanced Nuclear Reactors in the U.S. … Continue reading

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NuScale Power gets $40M Investment from Japanese EPC

NuScale Power gets $40M Equity Investment from a Japanese Firm that Will Also Be Its EPC NuScale Power announced April 5 on that it has completed an investment and strategic partnership agreement with JGC Holdings Corporation (JGC HD), a holding … Continue reading

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X-Energy Signs MOU to Build XE-100 at Richland, WA, Site

X-Energy Signs MOU to Build Advanced Reactor at Richland, WA, Site China Begins New Builds of Two New 1000 MWe Hualong One Reactors At Changjiang OPG Collaborating with Moltex to Study Clean Energy Solutions BWXT Awarded Additional Nuclear Thermal Propulsion … Continue reading

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