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US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has formally submitted an application to the UK Department of Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) for approval to enter the General Design Assessment (GDA) process for its AP300 small modular reactor (SMR).

Date: Friday, 16 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-applies-for-uk-generic-design-assessment-for-its-ap300-smr-11519660

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed an agreement with the UK’s Community Nuclear Power (CNP) to deploy the UK’s first privately-financed small modular reactor (SMR) fleet in Northeast England, using Westinghouse AP300 SMRs. “It is a significant step in making this new energy sector a reality with commercial operation expected by the early 2030s,” Westinghouse said.

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-considers-deploying-four-ap300-smrs-in-the-uk-11512559

Great British Nuclear Chairman Simon Bowen sets out the ambitions and timescales of the UK's current competition to select small modular reactor (SMR) technology - and also suggests there will be a wider range of nuclear energy sites in the years ahead.

Date: Tuesday, 16 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Podcast-UK-SMR-competition-aiming-for-multiple-rea

Swedish nuclear technical services provider Studsvik has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nordic energy company Fortum to explore the conditions for new nuclear at the Studsvik site near Nyköping in Sweden.

Date: Thursday, 23 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsstudsvik-and-fortum-investigate-new-nuclear-11317851