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GE Vernova’s Nuclear business, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), has established a group of qualified supply chain companies to advance the global deployment of the BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR). The purpose of the supplier group is to help ensure a reliable, cost effective and innovative process for the manufacture and commercialisation of the BWRX-300. Suppliers who meet pre-defined criteria, customer requirements and demonstrate a willingness to invest in BWRX-300 supply chain capabilities are eligible for selection to the group. The first company to join the group is BWXT Canada Ltd, a subsidiary of BWX Technologies.

Date: Friday, 03 May 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbwxt-joins-ge-vernova-nuclears-newly-established-smr-supplier-group-11733119

BWXT Canada Ltd is the first company to join GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's group of qualified supply chain companies to advance the global deployment of the BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).

Date: Wednesday, 01 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/GEH-launches-supplier-group-to-support-SMR-deploym

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH – part of US-based GE Vernova) has been awarded a £33.6m ($42.6m) grant by the UK Future Nuclear Enabling Fund (FNEF) from the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ). UK Nuclear Minister Andrew Bowie said the biggest expansion of nuclear power for 70 years is underway in the UK “and small modular reactors (SMEs) are front and centre in this rapid revival”. He added that the funding for GE Hitachi “will help develop their design, putting us in an excellent position to become one of the first to deploy this game-changing tech”.

Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-funding-for-bwrx-300-11473443

Ontario Power Generation subsidiary Laurentis Energy Partners (LEP) and Saskatchewan utility SaskPower have announced details of a Master Services Agreement that will see them collaborate to advance the deployment of small modular reactors (SMRs) in Saskatchewan.

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Corporate-agreement-furthers-Canadian-SMR-collabor

The construction and operation of four small modular reactors (SMRs) by Ontario Power Generation at its Darlington site will contribute about CAD15.3 billion (USD11.2 billion) to Canada's GDP, including CAD13.7 billion to Ontario's GDP, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada. The units will create and sustain 2000 jobs each year in Canada over the next 65 years, it says.

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/SMRs-would-provide-economic-boost-to-Ontario,-says

The UAE’s Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Poland’s Orlen Synthos Green Energy (OSGE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the development small modular reactors (SMRs). The MOU aims to provide an enabling framework for developing SMRs based on GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s BWRX-300 SMR technology in Poland and the UK, as well as within Central and Eastern Europe. ENEC and OSGE will work together to identify specific areas of mutual cooperation.

Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsenec-to-co-operate-with-polands-osge-on-smrs-11140560

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have completed two joint reports on GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).

Date: Saturday, 19 August 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscanadian-and-us-regulators-complete-reports-on-bwrx-300-11083328

The Ontario government is working with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to begin planning and licensing for three more BWRX-300 small modular reactors (SMRs) at the Darlington NPP site for a total of four.

Date: Thursday, 13 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsontario-and-opg-plan-more-smrs-11000636

The Ontario government announced it is working with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to begin planning and licensing for three additional GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) BWRX-300 small modular reactors, for a total of four, at the Darlington plant site.

Date: Saturday, 08 July 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Additional-SMRs-in-the-pipeline-for-Darlington