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[UPDATED] Researchers Say SMRs Will Produce More Waste Than Large Nuclear Reactors, NuScale Disputes Claim

Findings from research led by a team that included a former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) chairperson and experts from Stanford University suggests small modular reactors (SMRs) will generate more…


Small Modular Reactors Provide Opportunity to Rethink Automation for Nuclear Generation

An emerging generation of small modular reactors is encouraging suppliers and regulators alike to consider new digital instrumentation and control approaches. While instrumentation and control (I&C) technology represents a relatively…


Doosan Kicks Off NuScale SMR Production for Idaho Nuclear Project

South Korean power industrial giant Doosan has agreed to forge materials for NuScale Power’s small modular reactors (SMR) starting as early as this year, in a project that would support…


Making Power Plants Purr or Putting Them to Sleep: Hard Equipment and Soft Tools

Maintenance equipment and tools have always been important for plant operators. In the early days, the tools were likely made entirely of iron and steel, copper and brass, lead, leather,…


Xcel Energy Considering Nuclear Operator Role at Idaho NuScale SMR Plant

Xcel Energy is exploring a role as operator of the 462-MWe Carbon-Free Power Project (CFPP), potentially becoming a key member of the first-of-its-kind small modular reactor (SMR) power plant that…