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The US Department of Energy (DOE), through the National Reactor Innovation Centre (NRIC), has awarded $3.9m to Radiant, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (UNSC) and Westinghouse to design experiments to test microreactor designs in the planned Demonstration of Microreactor Experiments (DOME) test bed at Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

Date: Friday, 27 October 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsmore-doe-funding-for-advanced-reactor-experiment-designs-11246897

France’s Framatome has announced a key advance in development of monolithic molybdenum-uranium (U-Mo) fuel for Germany’s Forschungsreaktor München II (FRM II) research reactor, operated by the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Date: Wednesday, 03 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsframatome-develops-high-density-fuel-for-germanys-frm-ii-research-reactor-10806850

ARC Clean Technology Canada (ARC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Invest Alberta Corporation (IAC) for co-operation in the commercialisation in Alberta of ARC’s advanced Small Modular Reactor (aSMR) technology. The province of Alberta, along with New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan, has agreed to a joint strategic plan to support SMR development.

Date: Wednesday, 29 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsarc-clean-technology-signs-agreement-on-deployment-of-smrs-in-alberta-10708319

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Ukraine Minister of Energy German Galushchenko, during the COP27 meeting in Egypt, have announced a Ukraine Clean Fuels from SMRs Pilot project that will demonstrate production of clean hydrogen and ammonia using small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) and electrolysis technologies in Ukraine.

Date: Thursday, 17 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-to-support-smr-projects-in-ukraine-and-europe-10358163

Ukraine and the USA have announced a project to demonstrate the production of hydrogen and ammonia using small modular reactor (SMR) and innovative electrolysis technologies in Ukraine. The public-private consortium also includes Japanese and South Korean companies.

Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/USA-Ukraine-announce-cooperation-on-clean-fuels-fr

France's Framatome and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany have started commercial development of nuclear research reactor fuels based on uranium-molybdenum fuel (U-Mo) alloys. The fuel can be used instead of highly enriched uranium (HEU), which is seen as a potential nuclear proliferation risk.

Date: Wednesday, 06 May 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Framatome-TUM-to-develop-new-research-reactor-fuel