NuScale Has Design Certified and Hopes to Build 80GW of Nuclear by 2042
- Sep 11, 2020 4:20 pm GMT
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has completed the Design Certification Application (DCA) review for NuScale’s small modular reactor (SMR). NuScale spent over $500 million, with the backing of Fluor, and over 2 million labor hours to develop the information needed to prepare its DCA application. The company also submitted 14 separate Topical Reports in addition to the over 12,000 pages for its DCA application and provided more than 2 million pages of supporting information for NRC audits. The NuScale small modular reactor (SMR) design is a fully factory-fabricated NuScale Power Module™ capable of generating 60 MW of electricity. It
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