December 7, 2023

small modular reactor (SMR)

NuScale Power Corporation
Pioneering NuScale Small Modular Reactor Project Canceled
NuScale Power Corp. and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems said Nov. 8 they had agreed to terminate the Carbon Free Power Project.
Centrus Energy
Midwestern States Become More Open to Small Modular Reactors in 2023
Several Midwestern states on opposite ends of the political spectrum have taken steps signaling receptiveness to small modular reactor development.
U.S. Economic Development Administration
White House Announces Regional Tech Hubs to Spur Innovation
The White House and Department of Commerce announced 31 regional tech hubs, which include some aimed at furthering the energy transition, in an effort to stand up globally competitive industries around the country.
GE Hitachi and TVA
TVA Resists Congressional Call to Achieve 100% Clean Energy Sooner
The Tennessee Valley Authority doesn’t appear ready to fast-track its decarbonization plans despite receiving a letter this month from 10 members of Congress urging it to chart a path to 100% clean energy by 2035.
Office of the Texas Governor
Texas Seeking Lead Role in Nuclear SMRs
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed the PUC to study how to position the state "as the national leader on advanced nuclear energy."
PacifiCorp Says It Can Meet Ore. GHG Targets
PacifiCorp will be able to meet Oregon’s ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for electric utilities but “it will not be without challenges,” a company official said.
DOE: US Needs 200 GW of New Nuclear Power by 2050
DOE is estimating that 500 to 750 GW of clean, firm power — including 200 GW of new nuclear — will be needed to reach net-zero emissions economy-wide by 2050.
TVA and GE Hitachi
TVA Signs Multinational Nuclear Investment Pact on SMR Technology
TVA has struck an agreement on small modular reactor development with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Ontario Power Generation and Synthos Green Energy.
NuScale Power
Nuclear Bill Advances in Wash. House
A Washington House committee passed a bill to add advanced nuclear to the alternative power sources that the state can use to replace fossil fuels.
Georgia Power Company
Making the Case for Nuclear at NARUC
The rising profile of nuclear power as one of the critical technologies that will power the U.S. to a carbon-free grid was a major theme at NARUC's conference.

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