GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (NYSE:GE), Tennessee Valley Authority, Ontario Power Generation and Poland’s Synthos Green Energy agree to partner in advancing the global deployment of the GEH BWRX-300 small modular reactor, World Nuclear News reported Friday.
The four groups will collaborate in the development of the BWRX-300 standard design and detailed design for key components, including reactor pressure vessel and internals.
Each contributor said they will fund part of the overall cost of development of a standard design, which GE Hitachi expects will require a ~$400M total investment.
The collaborators agreed to form a Design Center Working Group intended to ensure the standard design is deployable in multiple jurisdictions, with a long-term goal for the BWRX-300 design to be licensed and deployed in the U.S., Canada, Poland and beyond.
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