First North American SMR

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BWRX-300 going to Darlington site

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Ontario Power Generation (OPG), SNC-Lavalin and Aecon are deploying a BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) at OPG’s Darlington New Nuclear Project site. This is the first commercial contract for a grid-scale SMR in North America. GEH is to provide the reactor design, covers a range of project activities including design, engineering licensing support, construction, testing, training and commissioning. To support the global deployment of the BWRX-300, GEH has memoranda of understanding or other agreements in place with companies in Canada, Poland, U.K., U.S. and Sweden among others.