Category Archives: Small Modular Reactors

New life for Idaho test reactor, are SMR’s next?

A nuclear test reactor built in 1959, refurbished in 1988, and shut down in 1994 will get a new lease on life. Idaho could be a site for a future SMR, but so far nobody is saying if or when … Continue reading

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Tri Cities seeks SMRs for post clean up future

Despite predictions that the grandchildren of today‚Äôs nuclear waste workers will still be at it, there is an end to the billions of dollars in federal funds for cleanup at Hanford. Economic development efforts in the Tri-Cities region around Richland, … Continue reading

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Nuclear news briefs for 23 Sept 2014

TVA opts for ESP for SMRs Utah reactor project challenged over water rights State of New York still contending over fish at Indian Point Vietnam delays construction for 1st Russian 1000 MW VVER UAE approves Units 3 & 4 at … Continue reading

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