A look at the NuScale small modular nuclear reactor project Mike PriceMike Price, EastIdahoNews.com Local Published at 12:44 pm, August 22, 2019 | Updated at 1:09 pm, August 22, 2019

Here’s an overview of the NuScale/DOE concept of a SMR. Notice several misquoted, conflicting and erroneous ‘talking points’ throughout. THIS IS TOTAL FUCKIN’ BULLSHIT!! 🖕

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IDAHO FALLS — New nuclear reactor technology is being developed here in Idaho, and Idaho Falls Power wants a piece of it.

NuScale Power is developing a new kind of nuclear reactor they believe will be safer, smaller and cheaper than current reactors. Idaho Falls Power is hoping to take advantage of the new reactors once the first one goes online.

Last week, NuScale Power Senior Reactor Operator Michael Downs and Idaho Falls Power General Manager Bear Prairie explained what NuScale Power’s Small Modular Reactors are, why Idaho Falls Power wants one and the plan to build the first one in just a few years.

“What we’re trying to do at NuScale is basically bring energy to the world,” Downs said.


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