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ESBWR


GEH Launches NRC Licensing Process for BWRX-300, an ESBWR-Derived SMR

Marking another major milestone for U.S.-based small modular reactor (SMR) development, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) said it has formally begun the regulatory licensing process for its BWRX-300, a 300-MW…


Debate Continues: Can New Technology Save Nuclear Power?

Nuclear power provides carbon-free electricity for a warming world. But is its use still practical, can it still be economic, is its promise still achievable, and is nuclear a key…


NRC to Issue Construction and Operating License for Dominion’s North Anna ESBWR

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has given its staff the green light to license Dominion Energy’s Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) proposed for construction at its North Anna site…


GE Hitachi’s ESBWR Nuclear Reactor Gains Some Industry Support

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and DTE Energy announced plans to explore advancing the detailed design of the Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR). According to GEH, the ESBWR is…


GE Hitachi, Feds Reach Settlement in False Claims ESBWR Lawsuit

General Electric Hitachi (GE Hitachi) will pay $2.7 million under a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve allegations that the company made false statements about a…