Tag: small modular reactors

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

SaskPower targets two sites for possible nuclear power plants

September 27, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

Save the date: 2029. That’s the year when Canadian utility SaskPower could decide whether or not to deploy one or more small modular reactors. As part of the utility’s planning and regulatory work, it identified two areas for further study. […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

The POWER Interview: SMR Growth Tied to Plan for Nuclear Waste

July 27, 2022

Via: PowerMag

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, based on research from Stanford University and the University of British Columbia, addressed the problem of nuclear waste from small modular reactors (SMRs). The study said that […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

NuScale makes public debut but requires ‘a lot of financing’ to launch small nuclear reactor in 2029

June 1, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

The meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2011 essentially put the nail in the coffin of the construction of big nuclear power plants with similar technologies in the U.S., according to nuclear proponents and watchdogs. That disaster, along […]