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SaskPower Picks SMR Technology for First Two Potential Nuclear Units

SaskPower has chosen GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) technology for Saskatchewan's first two nuclear units, which the provincial utility plans to deploy by the mid-2030s.…


Headway for Potential Deployment of BWRX-300 Nuclear Reactor in Saskatchewan

The potential deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan gained a boost with a cooperation agreement between GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) Canadian…


GE Hitachi, TerraPower Team on Nuclear-Storage Hybrid SMR

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Bill Gates’ nuclear innovation startup TerraPower are ready to demonstrate a “cost-competitive” advanced nuclear reactor system that will integrate a 345-MWe sodium fast reactor…


POWER Digest (April 2017)

Russia Marks Milestone with Commercial Operation of Third-Generation Reactor. After nearly a decade of construction, the first advanced third-generation VVER-1200 nuclear reactor began commercial operation on February 2 at the…


Nuclear Power Projected to Expand: 30 Developing Countries Considering the Energy Source

A recently released International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) study predicts that nuclear power will continue expanding globally in the coming years, even as the pace of development slows due to…