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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 Technologies is investing a total of CAD80 million in its Cambridge manufacturing plant to support small modular reactors, traditional large-scale nuclear and advanced reactors, in Canada and around the world. The plant is the largest commercial nuclear equipment manufacturing facility in North America.

Date: Tuesday, 23 April 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/BWXT-announces-expansion-of-Ontario-manufacturing

The deployment of four AP1000 units in Ontario could have an impact of more than CAD28.7 billion (USD21.2 billion) on Canada's GDP during the manufacturing, engineering and construction phase alone, an independent study has found.

Date: Friday, 01 March 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Canadian-AP1000-deployment-could-bring-billions-in

Canada’s SaskPower and GE Vernova’s Nuclear business, GE Hitachi (GEH), have signed an agreement to advance small modular reactor (SMR) development in Saskatchewan. SaskPower and GEH will collaborate on project planning and facilitate the sharing of expertise related to the design, fuel sourcing and fabrication for GEH’s BWRX-300 SMR. It will also support workforce and supply chain planning needed for Saskatchewan-based SMR deployment.

Date: Friday, 02 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssaskpower-and-ge-hitachi-to-co-operate-on-smrs-11481385

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

North American power producer Capital Power Corporation and Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) have agreed to jointly assess the development and deployment of grid-scale small modular reactors (SMRs) in Alberta. The two companies will examine the feasibility of developing SMRs in Alberta, including possible ownership and operating structures. SMRs are being pursued by jurisdictions in Canada and around the world to power the growing demand for clean electricity and energy security. Capital Power and OPG will complete the feasibility assessment within two years, while continuing to work on the next stages of SMR development.

Date: Friday, 19 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscapital-power-and-opg-partner-to-advance-new-nuclear-in-alberta-11445879

The agreement between North American power producer Capital Power Corporation and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will see the two companies work together to examine the feasibility of developing grid-scale small modular reactors (SMRs) in the province, including possible ownership and operating structures.

Date: Wednesday, 17 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Agreement-to-advance-SMRs-in-Alberta

Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris that it is partnering with Canada’s Cameco, Urenco USA, France’s Orano and US-based Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas to ensure a fuel supply for the first small modular reactor (SMR) unit of its four-unit Darlington New Nuclear Project.

Date: Saturday, 02 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsopg-selects-fuel-suppliers-for-planned-smrs-11338737