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Canada’s Terrestrial Energy and Invest Alberta (the Government of Alberta’s crown corporation promoting high-value investments) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support commercialisation of Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) Generation IV small modular reactor (SMR) plant in Western Canada.

Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsterrestrial-energy-signs-mou-with-invest-alberta-9930103

SK Inc and SK Innovation - both affiliates of SK Group, Korea's second-largest conglomerate - have invested USD250 million in US nuclear innovation company TerraPower. The investment by SK is part of the latest private capital fundraise, which has raised at least USD750 million of investment in TerraPower.

Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/South-Koreas-SK-Group-invests-in-TerraPower

A Memorandum of Understanding between the nuclear technology company and Invest Alberta supports commercialisation of Terrestrial Energy's Integral Molten Salt Reactor with a focus on reducing emissions in the oil and gas, and petrochemical industries.

Date: Saturday, 13 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Terrestrial-Energy-to-work-with-Alberta-on-SMR-com

US-based materials science company Dow, and nuclear energy innovation company X-energy have announced that they have signed a letter of intent which will help Dow advance its carbon emissions reduction goals through the development and deployment of X-energy's advanced small modular nuclear technology in the US.

Date: Friday, 12 August 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsdow-to-support-deployment-of-x-energy-smrs-9920851

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), Doosan Enerbility and nuclear energy equipment and materials manufacturers with the aim of revitalising the country's nuclear industry.

Date: Friday, 12 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Agreement-to-bolster-Korean-nuclear-industry

Materials science company Dow is to collaborate with X-energy to deploy Xe-100 high-temperature gas reactor technology to provide carbon-free process heat and power to one of Dow's US Gulf Coast sites. The reactor is expected to be operational around 2030.

Date: Thursday, 11 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Dow-to-decarbonise-with-advanced-nuclear

Days after India's cabinet approved its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement, a member of the government's NITI Aayog policy think-tank has called for the country to focus on small modular reactors to help meet its energy needs.

Date: Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/India-sets-out-climate-commitments,-ponders-SMRs

The US Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), in its third quarter fiscal year 2022 financial results, noted that “a two-party agreement had been signed with GE Hitachi to support TVA's planning and preliminary licensing for a potential deployment of a BWRX-300 SMR at the Clinch River Nuclear site and provide additional information needed as TVA continues to analyse the viability of SMRs in the Valley, subject to future Board approval”.

Date: Friday, 05 August 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newstva-and-geh-co-operate-on-possible-deployment-of-bwrx-300-9902411

X-energy Canada and the Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining Suppliers Association (SIMSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support the potential deployment of Xe-100 small modular reactors (SMRs). Under this agreement, the two parties will explore opportunities to build supply chain capacity in Saskatchewan, helping the province capitalise on the potential benefits of the Xe-100 Generation IV nuclear reactor technology.

Date: Thursday, 04 August 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsx-energy-canada-and-simsa-support-potential-deployment-of-xe-100-smrs-9897187

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) said it has entered an agreement with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to support its planning and preliminary licensing for the potential deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) at the Clinch River site near Oak Ridge in Tennessee.

Date: Thursday, 04 August 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/TVA-GEH-cooperate-on-BWRX-300-deployment-at-Clinch