Tag: SMR

DOE Awards $1.4 Billion to SMR Project

The future of small modular reactors just received a major boost from the Department of Energy. Struggling in recent weeks after the collective decision by the Utah Associated Municipal Power System (UAMPS) to scrap its acceptance to be the pilot program for leading small modular reactor (SMR) designer and startup, NuScale Power, the company was… Read more »

U.S. Nuclear Industry Receives a Boost from Small Modular Reactors

The U.S. nuclear industry’s future just got a little brighter. Officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) just green-lit Phase 6 of the Design Certification Application (DCA) for the first ever Small Modular Reactor (SMR) in the United States. Following on the heels of Xcel Energy’s similar project in Canada, the move signals a shift… Read more »