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US TerraPower says it is confident its first Natrium advanced reactor will be built by 2030. Construction plans and licensing is proceeding as planned, but fuel supply remains a concern, the company said, according to a Reuters report.

Date: Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsterrapower-advanced-reactor-on-schedule-but-fuel-remains-a-concern-11767452

US-based TerraPower has submitted its construction permit application to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for the Natrium reactor demonstration project. This is the first application to NRC for construction of a commercial advanced reactor.

Date: Wednesday, 03 April 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsterrapower-applies-for-natrium-reactor-demonstration-project-construction-permit-11651111

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has published the second edition of its Small Modular Reactor Dashboard which tracks the progress of selected small modular reactor (SMR) designs towards deployment. NEA says the SMR designs are at various stages of development, from fundamental research on new concepts to commercial deployment and operation of mature designs.

Date: Saturday, 02 March 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnea-launches-second-edition-of-its-small-modular-reactor-dashboard-11561305

Framatome US Government Solutions has announced a design phase award for the Ex-vessel Fuel Handling Equipment Project for US TerraPower’s Natrium reactor.

Date: Thursday, 29 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsframatome-to-collaborate-with-terrapower-on-equipment-for-natrium-reactor-11554223

US-based TerraPower has selected five suppliers to support its Natrium Reactor Demonstration Project in Kemmerer, Wyoming. TerraPower these award selections are integral to the development of the Natrium plant. “Upon completion, the Natrium plant will be a full commercial operating plant and will bring to market clean, reliable, stable baseload energy and flexible energy storage, as well as long-term jobs to energy producing communities.”

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsterrapower-selects-five-suppliers-for-its-natrium-reactor-project-11512368

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed another memorandum of understanding (MOUs) related to small modular reactors at the 28th Conference of the Parties to the original 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai. The latest agreement is with Terrestrial Energy, signed by ENEC CEO Mohamed Al Hammadi, and Terrestrial Energy CEO Simon Irish.

Date: Saturday, 16 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscop28-enec-signs-mou-on-co-operation-with-terrestrial-energy-11374716

The company responsible for implementing the UAE's civil nuclear power programme has signed separate agreements with several small modular reactor (SMR) developers on the sidelines of the COP28 climate conference in Dubai.

Date: Tuesday, 12 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/ENEC-signs-multiple-SMR-MoUs

US-based TerraPower has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the UAE’s Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) on the sidelines of COP28 to explore opportunities for the commercialisation and global deployment of Terrapower’s Natrium technology. “Bringing advanced nuclear technologies to market is critical to meeting global decarbonisation targets,” said TerraPower President & CEO Chris Levesque. “TerraPower and ENEC are leading the way in deploying nuclear plants, and this agreement allows us to share our expertise and design experience, and explore the opportunity for deployment of Natrium reactors around the world including additional locations in the United States.”

Date: Thursday, 07 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsterrapower-signs-mous-with-enec-and-uranium-energy-corp-11351984

Following the launch of a programme aimed at leveraging its experience in successfully delivering a nuclear power plant project, the UAE's Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed a number of agreements with small modular reactor and micro-reactor vendors to explore opportunities for the commercialisation and global deployment of their designs.

Date: Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/ENEC-to-evaluate-deployment-of-SMRs-and-microreact

US-based Terrapower has selected four suppliers to support its Natrium Reactor Demonstration Project being developed in Kemmerer, Wyoming near a retiring coal plant. Terrapower says the contracts will help to establish key elements of the supply chain that the advanced reactor industry will require as new reactors are brought to market.

Date: Thursday, 17 August 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsterrapower-awards-contracts-for-natrium-reactor-demonstration-project-11077749