Small Modular Reactors rss

Canada invites SMR vendors for demonstration unit

New Nuclear

18 April 2018

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories has invited small modular reactor project proponents to evaluate the construction and operation of a demonstration SMR project at a site it manages. CNL aims to have a new SMR constructed on its Chalk River site by 2026.

Companies team up to site IMSR in Idaho

New Nuclear

31 March 2018

Terrestrial Energy USA and Energy Northwest have agreed a memorandum of understanding on the terms of the possible siting, construction and operation of an Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) at a site at the Idaho National Laboratory in southeastern Idaho.

Progress with Indonesian SMR project

New Nuclear

16 March 2018

RDE - 48Indonesia's National Atomic Energy Agency has launched a roadmap for developing a detailed engineering design for its Experimental Power Reactor. The design of the country's indigenous small modular reactor is expected to be finalised later this year.

Agreement to study SMR use in northern Ontario

New Nuclear

09 April 2018

Bruce-Mirarco-Laurentian Uni MOU - 48The use of small modular reactors (SMRs) for remote communities and mines in northern Ontario will be studied following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Bruce Power, Laurentian University and Mirarco Mining Innovation. The five-year, CAD1 million (USD786,000)  research agreement will create an Industrial Chair position at Mirarco.

Chalk River laboratory request for proposals issued

Corporate

20 March 2018

Chalk_River_vision_2_(CNL)-48Canadian Nuclear Laboratories has issued a request for proposals for the design and construction of a CAD370 million (USD283 million) laboratory research complex that will be the largest single capital investment in the CAD1.2 billion revitalisation of its Chalk River site.

Terrestrial signs IMSR fuel testing contract

New Nuclear

14 March 2018

IMSR core cutaway - 48Terrestrial Energy of Canada has signed a contract for technical services with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Karlsruhe, Germany. Under the contract, JRC will perform confirmatory studies of the fuel and primary coolant salt mixture for Terrestrial's Integrated Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR).