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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

Funding of up to USD275 million to advance the deployment of a NuScale Power Corporation VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) plant in Romania was announced at the G7 leaders' summit by the USA and "multinational public-private partners" from Japan, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.

Date: Tuesday, 23 May 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/NuScale-s-Romanian-SMR-plan-gets-USD275-million-bo

Korean private company GS Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Uljin County in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, to consider the use of NuScale Power's small modular reactor (SMR) technology to provide heat and power to the planned Uljin Nuclear Hydrogen National Industrial Complex (UNHNIC).

Date: Friday, 12 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newskorea-looks-to-deploy-nuscale-smr-for-hydrogen-project-10838955