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NAAREA and Assystem to co-operate on XSMR micro-reactor
03 December, 2021
France’s NAAREA, which is developing 4th generation micro-nuclear power,...
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Holtec and Hyundai to co-operate on development of SMR-160
Thursday, November 25, 2021 by US Holtec International and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) announced that they have formalised an agreement for completion of the standard design of the...

Southern Company, DOE to lead demonstration of molten-salt reactor
Monday, November 22, 2021 by US Southern Company said on 18 November that it had established a cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) to design, construct and operate the Molten Chloride...

Terrestrial Energy awards BWXT contracts for IMSR steam generators
Thursday, October 28, 2021 by Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy on 26 October awarded BWXT Canada Ltd  engineering design contracts for steam generators and heat exchangers for use in the Integral Molten Salt...

GE Hitachi and BWXT Canada agree to support BWRX-300 design
Thursday, October 21, 2021 by US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd have entered into a teaming agreement to cooperate on engineering and procurement to support the design, manufacturing...

Canada’s Arc Clean Energy signs MOU to advance SMR deployment
Friday, October 15, 2021 by ARC Clean Energy Canada has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cross River Infrastructure Partners to develop sustainable industrial projects globally that...

OKBM Afrikantov presents low-power reactor designs for the Arctic
Monday, September 27, 2021 by Russia’s OKBM Afrikantov has presented details of new developments of transportable nuclear power units at the15th international exhibition and conference on the development of oil...

Commissioning of Holtec’s SMR-160 by 2030 deemed 'credible'
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 by Holtec International’s Nuclear Advisory Council, during a bi-annual meeting in September said: “Having considered Holtec’s progress, the Council viewed Holtec’s hard date...

Terrestrial upgrades molten salt reactor design
Thursday, September 16, 2021 by Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy on 14 September announced its upgraded Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) nuclear power plant design – the IMSR®400 –with a net 390MW of...

Ciech and Synthos Green to cooperate on nuclear energy use
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by Polish chemical company Ciech has signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate with Synthos Green Energy (ESG) to co-operate in the use of small modular reactor (SMR) and micro modular...

X-energy to provide fuel fabrication services for nuclear powered rocket
Thursday, September 02, 2021 by US company X-energy said on 30 August that the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) had recently awarded a Track A contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic...

Polish companies co-operate to develop SMRs
Thursday, September 02, 2021 by Polish chemicals group Synthos and energy group ZE PAK on 31 August signed an investment agreement to consider construction of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) BWRX-300 small...

CNSC and US NRC produce joint report on Xe-100 reactor
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 by The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) said on 11 August that it had completed its first collaborative activity under the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on Advanced Reactor...

WANO experts conduct pre-launch peer reviews of Russian nuclear icebreakers
Thursday, August 12, 2021 by Russia’s Atomflot (part of Rosatom) said on 6 August that experts from the Moscow Centre of the World Association of Nuclear Power Plant Operators (WANO-MC) had completed...

NuScale announces investment of $152m
Thursday, August 05, 2021 by US-based NuScale Power announced on 3 August that recent private capital investments from a diverse base of strategic investors totalled $152 million, closing out NuScale’s A-5 round...

Energoatom considers SMRs for Ukraine
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by Hartmut Yakob, Vice President of Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom on 29 July took part in a meeting of the working group on small modular reactors (SMRs) organised by the...

STATEMENT: Response to Government announcement on the Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) demonstration programme
Thursday, July 29, 2021 by In response to today’s Government announcement that plans have moved a step closer to having the latest nuclear technology up and running within the next decade, Dr Paul Howarth,...

China moves forward with thorium molten salt reactor
Thursday, July 22, 2021 by A team of government researchers in China have unveiled the design for a commercial nuclear reactor that is expected to be the first in the world that does not need water for cooling,...

NASA announces funding for nuclear thermal propulsion reactor
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on 13 July it was leading an effort, working with the Department of Energy (DOE), to advance space nuclear...

Rolls-Royce and Cavendish Nuclear sign SMR partnership agreement
Monday, July 12, 2021 by Rolls-Royce and Cavendish Nuclear on 8 July signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities to deepen their relationship through cooperation on the Rolls-Royce...

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