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Small Modular Reactors Presentation to Secretary of Energy Advisory Board - Deputy Assistant Secretary John Kelly

DOE Small Modular Reactor Program (SMR)

  • Research, Development & Deployment (RD&D) to enable the deployment of a fleet of SMRs in the United States
  • SMR Program is a new program for FY 2011
  • Structured to address the need to enable the deployment of mature, near-term SMR designs based on known LWR technology
  • Conduct needed R&D activities to advance the understanding and demonstration of innovative reactor technologies and concepts