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Romania plans a small modular reactor power plant, using NuScale technology, with South Korea's Doosan Enerbility set to manufacture and supply the core equipment, including the upper reactor module.

Date: Friday, 26 April 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Romanian-President-leads-visit-to-Doosan-SMR-produ

A recent statement from Fitch Ratings casts doubt on any new nuclear construction in the US in the immediate future. Similar concerns were voiced during discussions at a full committee hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources to Examine Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Advanced Nuclear Reactor Commercialisation.

Date: Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsgrowing-uncertainty-in-us-regarding-economics-of-new-nuclear-11347683

US-based NuScale Power Corporation has opened the first privately-funded NuScale Energy Exploration Centre (E2 Centre) in Asia at Seoul National University (SNU) in partnership with GS Energy Corporation, Doosan Enerbility, and Samsung C&T Corporation. It will be used as a development tool for South Korea to develop the next generation of advanced nuclear experts, technologists, and operators. NuScale said this will position South Korea to become a regional leader of small modular reactor (SMR) deployment in Asia.

Date: Saturday, 18 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsseoul-national-university-opens-nuscale-power-energy-exploration-centre-11306219

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy report, Made in Britain: The Pathway to a Nuclear Renaissance, says multiple small modular reactor (SMR) units should be ordered to justify firms' investment in UK production facilities - and calls for Wylfa in North Wales to be backed within the next year as the next large-scale plant. 

Date: Saturday, 18 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-should-emulate-France-and-South-Korea-on-new-nu

NuScale Power Corporation has announced the opening of the first privately-funded NuScale Energy Exploration Centre (E2 Centre) at Seoul National University (SNU) in partnership with GS Energy Corporation, Doosan Enerbility and Samsung C&T Corporation.

Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Sixth-NuScale-SMR-simulator-opens-in-Korea

Among the agreements signed during a Polish-Korean business forum on 14 July was a memorandum of understanding between Poland's KGHM Polska Miedź SA and South Korea's Samsung C&T Corporation on the implementation of low and zero-emission technologies, including small modular reactors (SMRs). Daewoo Engineering & Construction signed an MoU with Polish construction firm ERBUD to carry out new projects in the country, including the construction of nuclear power plants.

Date: Tuesday, 18 July 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Korean,-Polish-construction-firms-team-up-for-nucl

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed by Romanian nuclear utility Societatea Na?ionala Nuclearelectrica (SNN), US-based NuScale Power, Romanian companies E-INFRA and Nova Power & Gas, US-based Fluor Enterprises and South Korea’s Samsung C&T Corporation to collaborate in the deployment of NuScale VOYGR Power Plants in Central and Eastern Europe and in Romania.

Date: Friday, 16 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscompanies-collaborate-to-promote-nuscale-smrs-in-central-and-eastern-europe-10943608

Nuclearelectrica, E-INFRA, Nova Power & Gas, Fluor Enterprises, Samsung C&T Corporation and NuScale Power have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate to implement NuScale small modular reactor plants (SMR) in Romania and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe.

Date: Thursday, 15 June 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nuclearelectrica-and-partners-sign-MoU-for-NuScale

US-based NuScale Power has joined the Romanian Atomic Forum (Romatom) as a supporting member to champion the association’s nuclear energy goals. Romania aims to be the first country in Europe to deploy a NuScale VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) power plant. John Hopkins, NuScale President & CEO, said NuScale was “committed to advancing the secure deployment of SMRs globally”.

Date: Friday, 26 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnuscale-power-joins-romanian-atomic-forum-10884712