GE Nuclear small modular nuclear reactor gains
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a final safety evaluation report for the BWRX-300 small modular reactor design (SMR). The NRC move is a milestone for GE Nuclear Energy ...
Rolls-Royce plans 16 mini-nuclear plants for UK - BBC News
Nov 11, 2020 · The company's UK "small modular reactor" (SMR) group includes the National Nuclear Laboratory and the building company Laing O'Rourke. Last year, it received £18m to begin the design effort for ...
Canada’s Small Modular Reactor Action Plan
Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) could be the future of Canada’s nuclear industry, with the potential to provide non-emitting energy for a wide range of applications, from grid-scale electricity generation to use in heavy industry and remote communities.
The next wave of innovation': Nuclear reactors of the future
The federal government thinks small modular reactors (SMR) that generate nuclear power will play a critical role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and moving Canada toward a low-carbon future.
Small modular reactors are dead on non-arrival | Beyond
Apr 06, 2019 · With near-zero prospects for new large power reactors in many countries, the nuclear industry is heavily promoting the idea of building small modular reactors (SMRs). These reactors would have a capacity of under 300 megawatts (MW), whereas large reactors typically have a capacity of 1,000 MW.
Small nuclear power reactors - World Nuclear Association
The Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC), under China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), has designed a multi-purpose small modular reactor, the ACP100 or Linglong One. It has passive safety features, notably decay heat removal, and will be installed underground.
Advanced Small Modular Reactors - NB Power
The next generation of nuclear technology. There is growing interest in advanced Small Modular Reactors (SMR) - the next generation of nuclear technology - because of their potential to generate low-carbon electricity safely, reliably, and inexpensively. They offer great flexibility for a number of uses within New Brunswick’s power grid.
Small modular reactors – Rolls-Royce
UK small modular reactor: pioneering intelligent power Our world needs more low-carbon power than ever. So we’re leading a UK consortium to develop an affordable power plant that generates electricity using a small modular reactor - an intelligent way to meet our future energy needs.
Advanced Nuclear Reactors: 5 Designs That Will Shape the
Next up is Holtec Government Services ' quite traditional small modular reactor, whose selling point is its almost readymade manufacturability. Because of its small size, Holtec says, it can also...
Nuclear Reactors — X-energy: Advanced Nuclear Reactors (SMR
We develop Generation IV high-temp gas cooled nuclear reactors & the TRISO-X fuel to power them. Our Reactors We are designing the safest, most efficient and most advanced small modular reactors for a wide range of global markets & applications.
Assessing the viability of small modular nuclear reactors
Oct 29, 2020 · Small modular nuclear reactors could provide nuclear power to small communities and rural areas currently served by environmentally damaging fossil fuel energy-sources. Assessing the potential of...
Safety dangers of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs
Nov 28, 2020 · Nuclear power isn't the answer to Nunavut's energy problems, expert says. Nicole Bogart CTVNews.ca Writer, @nlynnbogart, November 27, 2020 TORONTO -- Despite growing interest from the federal government and nuclear proponents, the Canadian Environmental Law Association warns that the safety implications of small modular reactors (SMRs) may outweigh the environmental pay off.
Small Modular Reactors Produce Clean Hydrogen | SMR
2020/12/14 · After getting bodied in the news cycle for a few months, small modular nuclear startup NuScale Power has an additional potential path to the diverse …
What People are Saying | Small Modular Reactors - INL
A brief history of tiny nuclear reactors By Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics. Last week’s news of NuScale’s modular nuclear reactor, which can fit by the dozens into the space of one traditional nuclear plant cooling tower, resonated because of its tiny size and safety in numbers. And while NuScale takes the cake in terms of the smallest ...
First U.S. Small Nuclear Reactor Design Is Approved
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the design of a new kind of reactor, known as a small modular reactor (SMR). The design, from the Portland, Ore.-based company NuScale...