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NuScale's first Small Modular Reactor project gained significant funding support.  The UAMPS project located near Idaho Falls should be more likely to proceed with this large grant - over $200/KW of support.  It will be very interesting to see the timeline, where the units are factory built and the on-time time vs. traditional large scale nuclear reactors. 

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Matt Chester on Oct 21, 2020

This is huge-- I think it soundly moves the goalpost from 'if enough funding is available' to 'OK, now when will we see it up and running'

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Gary Hilberg on Oct 21, 2020

Matt - I think that you are correct, but he individual members of UAMPS that are part of the project have to commit, this is not all of the members but a significant number.  

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