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NuScale targets 2016 to apply for NRC approval for its nuclear power system
 Portland Business Journal 

Jan 21, 2015   Staff Reporter“….NuScale Power has passed the 50 percent mark on work to prepare a 12,000-page application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to certify its transportable nuclear power system.

It will submit the document in late 2016 and expects the NRC to take 39 months to review, putting it on track for a 2020 commercial launch……. The 570MWe complex of 12 units will be sited in Idaho, potentially near the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho national Laboratory Site near Idaho Falls. The deal makes UAMPS NuScale’s first official customer, subject to NRC certification of the system……. NuScale also benefits from Congress’s recent move to extend renewable energy tax incentives through the end of 2014, putting nuclear on equal footing with its carbon-free rivals…….




March 25, 2015 - Posted by | technology, USA

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