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Category: General News
Western Utilities Want To Make Small Nuclear Reactor
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A consortium of Western utilities and a nuclear reactor designer have submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy to build a small nuclear reactor. The proposal aims to satisfy increasing demand for carbon-free power. Energy Northwest and the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems have teamed on the proposal with NuScale Power, a modular reactor designer based in Corvallis, Ore.