Latest News

Filters

Filter by tags: South Africa Small modular reactor United States Clear all tag filters

6 news articles found


US-based X-energy Reactor Company and Canadian power company TransAlta Corporation have announced a partnership to study deployment of X-energy’s Xe-100 small modular reactors (SMRs) in Alberta. The study will be supported through funding from Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) and will assess the feasibility of repurposing a fossil fuel electricity generation site for an Xe-100 plant.

Date: Friday, 05 April 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsx-energy-and-transalta-to-assess-use-of-xe-100-smrs-in-alberta-11658926

US-based X-energy Reactor Company has opened the first training centre for future operators of its Xe-100 advanced small modular reactor (SMR). The Plant Support Center (PSC) is a 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, which includes a full-scale plant control room simulator, reactor protection system prototype, and virtual reality experience, as well as offices and classrooms.

Date: Thursday, 21 March 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsx-energy-opens-training-centre-for-xe-100-smr-operators-11616710

UK-based Sheffield Forgemasters has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with US X-energy and Cavendish Nuclear (a UK subsidiary of Babcock International) to explore opportunities around the deployment of a fleet of Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) in the UK.

Date: Thursday, 19 October 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssheffield-forgemasters-to-support-deployment-of-xe-100-htgrs-11228383

US-based X-Energy Reactor has joined forces with Kinectrics - engineering, testing and certification services company - to design, construct and operate a commercial-scale helium test facility (HTF).

Date: Friday, 07 April 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsx-energy-and-kinectrics-collaborate-on-design-of-helium-test-facility-10738743

X-Energy UK Holdings and Cavendish Nuclear are developing proposals for small modular reactors (SMRs) in the UK and have "identified Hartlepool as a preferred location" - welcoming EDF's announcement that the existing nuclear power plant will operate for an extra two years, to 2026. 

Date: Saturday, 11 March 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/X-Energy-and-Cavendish-Nuclear-s-SMR-plan-for-Hart

The US Department of Energy has approved a cost-share award of more than USD1 billion for the construction of the first NuScale small modular reactor power plant in the USA. Meanwhile, the US International Development Finance Corporation has signed a Letter of Intent to support NuScale in the development of nuclear generating capacity in South Africa.

Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-government-backs-NuScale-projects-at-home-and-a

Status

No Tags found.