Small Modular Reactors

NRC responds on SMRs; UN backs Iran deal; Russia, Saudi Arabia sign accord

Aug 21, 2015

NRC revises emergency rules for Small Reactors

New plant siting guidelines respond to growing SMR demand

Jul 21, 2015

The Electric Power Research Institute has published new siting guidelines for nuclear plants which include specific recommendations for the growing Small Modular Reactor market and...

North America's private sector invests over $1 bil in new high-spec plants

Jul 15, 2015

Nuclear power’s competitiveness is set to hike as a new generation of industry experts and investors prepare to commercialize advanced nuclear technology, Third Way, a centrist public...

GUEST ARTICLE: UK must stop ‘Braxton Hicks’ approach to nuclear to meet energy security targets

Mar 31, 2015

Andrew Renton, Partner, Commercial, Bird & Bird: “Although nuclear power is probably the cheapest, large-scale, low-carbon electricity source, it is not without problems and the...

Nuclear energy summit offers hope of global regulatory co-operation

Mar 20, 2015

Nuclear energy chiefs will have a chance to thrash out key industry issues and work towards developing common standards of licensing process at a major meeting in April, which will...

Terrestrial Energy Announces Addition of Former President of Bechtel Nuclear to the International Advisory Board

Mar 19, 2015

MISSISSAUGA, CANADA – March 18, 2015 – Terrestrial Energy Inc. announces that it has appointed E. James Reinsch to its International Advisory Board.

SMRs: private investors call for track record and big government orders

Mar 3, 2015

The latest United States budget has earmarked $907.6m for nuclear energy research and development in advanced reactor and fuel cycle technologies as well as small modular reactor...

Terrestrial Energy Announces Addition of Former NRC Commissioner as Legal Counsel to the International Advisory Board

Feb 19, 2015

MISSISSAUGA, CANADA – February 18, 2015 – Terrestrial Energy Inc. (the “Company”) announces that it has appointed Jeffrey Merrifield as Legal Counsel to its International Advisory...

Intelligence Brief 4 – 18 February 2015

Feb 13, 2015

NuScale helical coil tube testing starts in Italy

Likely options for the UK Small Modular Reactor market

Feb 13, 2015

Attention SMR designers: the UK could be a significant market. We look at plausible timeframes for the UK to regain its nuclear power heritage with the deployment of SMRs.