Small Modular Reactors

Moltex Energy sees UK, Canada SMR licensing as springboard to Asia

Jun 28, 2016

U.K.’s Moltex Energy is to seek Round A funding to expand licensing operations and the firm is targeting Asia as a key future market for its sub-$2/W design, Rory O'Sullivan, the...

US operator seeks swift SMR licensing to optimize low-carbon output

Apr 29, 2016

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) plans to submit an SMR Early Site Permit Application (ESPA) by May 12 as it looks to reduce the risk of issues such as emergency planning zones slowing...

Opinion: UK's first new reactor could be an SMR

Apr 5, 2016

The UK government should re-evaluate its nuclear power strategy and provide more resources to accelerate the development and approval of Small Modular Reactor (SMR) designs so that...

Terrestrial CEO: Plant costs of $40-$50/MWh set to displace fossil fuels

Mar 7, 2016

Terrestrial Energy sees industrial heat and power as a major untapped market for SMR plants and expects its Integrated Molten Salt Reactor to be competitive with fossil fuel...

US utilities join forces with SMR vendors to speed development

Feb 8, 2016

Vendors and utilities have formed a new SMR industry group to unlock financial and regulatory resources and accelerate deployment in US and abroad.

Canada edges closer to SMR build after VC funding deal

Jan 26, 2016

Terrestrial Energy’s Venture Capital deal marks the latest advancement towards SMR deployment in a market backed by a supportive regulatory body and off grid opportunities in the icy...

US Committee prioritizes advanced reactors; Southern, X-energy win DoE funds

Jan 25, 2016

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US funding package supports rising SMR activity

Jan 12, 2016

New US legislation has increased funding for Small Modular Reactor licensing and signals strong support for advanced reactor technology in the shift to low carbon generation.

UK hikes SMR funding to accelerate first reactor selection

Dec 6, 2015

The UK government's decision to raise nuclear R&D spending and launch a Small Modular Reactor competition propels the UK towards the first Generic Design Assessment from...