Small Modular Reactors

US funds SMR deployment, passes licensing act; CANDU seen boosting GDP

Jun 27, 2024

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X-energy reactor a fit for industrial decarbonization

May 29, 2024

The heat-generating potential of X-energy’s Xe-100 small modular reactor (SMR) makes it a fit for hard-to-decarbonize industrial processes.

Global shipping sets course for new nuclear

Mar 6, 2024

The maritime industry is looking closely at nuclear power to replace heavy fuel oil as advances in small modular reactor (SMRs) designs move toward demonstration.

Headwinds may scupper shipping’s nuclear ambitions

Mar 6, 2024

Powering maritime vessels with nuclear reactors will reduce emissions and remove the need for expensive bunkering, but regulatory and safety concerns may sink any projects before they...

Cancelled NuScale contract weighs heavy on new nuclear

Dec 7, 2023

The failure of a high profile small modular reactor (SMR) contract in the United States has prompted concerns that Gen IV nuclear may be further off than expected.

Military microreactor helps forge path for advanced nuclear

Nov 8, 2023

Work on a mobile microreactor for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) will help lay a path for the development and deployment of commercially available advanced nuclear technology.

Nuclear-powered district heating nears commercialization in Finland

Jul 12, 2023

Finland’s plan to power much of its district heating systems with nuclear is moving forward via a VTT spin-off company that aims to build and commercialize a reactor-based heating...

Global licensing, regulatory harmonization essential for SMR success

Jun 14, 2023

The harmonization of licensing and regulatory practices and open collaboration between national nuclear power regulators is essential to the successful global deployment of next...

Dow, X-Energy reach accord on reactor deployment; France seeks nuclear allies

Mar 2, 2023

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NuScale goes public, signs contract for SMR manufacturing

May 24, 2022

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