Nuclear Futures Package (Fact Sheet)

Main Points The United States looks forward to working with partner countries to advance clean energy innovation and responsible, secure and safe use of nuclear power to enhance energy security, increase access to clean, reliable energy, and support climate objectives for the collective betterment of our world. We are pleased to reaffirm our commitment to ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

United States Ballistic Missile Defense Site at Deveselu Air Base in Romania

The United States and Romania jointly selected the Deveselu Air Base near Caracal, Romania, to host a U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System which employs the SM-3 interceptor (also referred to as the Aegis Ashore System).  The deployment to Romania is anticipated to occur in the 2015 timeframe as part of the second phase of the ... Read More»

United States European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) and NATO Missile Defense

On September 17, 2009, President Barack Obama announced the U.S. decision to adopt a new approach to ballistic missile defense in Europe.  This plan is called the European Phased Adaptive Approach or EPAA.  The President stated: To put it simply, our new missile defense architecture in Europe will provide stronger, smarter, and swifter defenses of ... Read More»
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