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Repurposing Coal Power Plant Sites With a NuScale Small Modular Reactor Power Plant (Fact Sheet)

Cost. A NuScale 924 MWe SMR plant, that includes 12 NuScale Power Modules, provides an LCOE in the range of $45/MWh to $65/MWh depending on the financial modeling assumptions of the power plant owner for municipal utility and investor-owned utility respectively based upon the costs for a deployment at a generic greenfield site located in ...
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U.S. Small Modular Reactors (Fact Sheet)

U.S. SMR features: The United States is developing advanced nuclear power plants that are 300 MWe or smaller and offer the potential for lower upfront costs, greater scalability and siting flexibility. U.S. vendors of light water-cooled SMR’s include NuScale, Holtec, Westinghouse, and GE-Hitachi. Key benefits of U.S. technologies include: Proven technology: Most SMRs are based ...
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U.S.-Romania Cooperation on Small Modular Reactors (Fact Sheet)

Main Points This announcement represents a significant breakthrough for bringing emerging nuclear technologies to bear on the climate crisis. It showcases first-of-a-kind U.S. technology, creates thousands of jobs, strengthens European energy security, and addresses the climate crisis head-on. This commitment by Romania allows for U.S. ingenuity on nuclear advancement to be brought to a critical ...
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Announcement of Romania’s Intent to Build First-of-a-Kind U.S. Small Modular Reactor to Address the Climate Crisis

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release November 2, 2021 Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis announce Romania’s Intent to Build First-of-a-Kind U.S. Small Modular Reactor to Address the Climate Crisis Today, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis announced ...
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Health Alert: COVID-19 Restrictions

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania Location:  Romania Event: Due to the large number of COVID-19 cases, the National Committee for Emergency Situations introduced COVID-19 restrictions on October 22, 2021.  These restrictions will remain in place for 30 days. Learn more about the COVID situation in Romania on the U.S. embassy’s webpage  here . New COVID-19 Restrictions ...
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