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Small Modular Reactor


SMRs May Replace Polish Coal; GE Hitachi in Fuel Supply Pact

Poland's push for nuclear power could include repurposing of coal-fired power plants with small modular reactor (SMR) technology from NuScale Power. NuScale on Sept. 23 announced it had signed a…


NuScale Power Selects Rock Creek Innovations to Perform the Final Design Work for the Highly Integrated Protection System

Highly Integrated Protection System (HIPS) serves as a protection system architecture for NuScale Power plants, core to its safety instrumentation and control system. PORTLAND, Ore. – NuScale Power announced today…


NuScale Power signs Memorandum of Understanding with Xcel Energy to explore potential plant operations

NuScale Power and Xcel Energy agree to examine future partnerships PORTLAND, Ore. -- NuScale Power, LLC (NuScale) is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with…


The POWER Interview: Argonne Lab Advancing Nuclear Energy

Argonne National Laboratory is at the forefront of research into the design of portable nuclear reactors, working to make the technology viable for use at places such as military bases…


Innovative ‘Steel Bricks’ Design Expected to Reduce Time, Cost of SMR Construction

An innovative second-generation steel-composite modular construction system that is planned for use in GE Hitachi’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) plant could dramatically reduce the amount of labor required…