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Holtec Announces Agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. to Develop SMR-160 Digital Instrumentation System

Holtec International is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Corporation’s U.S. subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. to design and engineer the digital instrumentation and control systems (I&C) for its SMR-160 small modular reactor. 

Holtec and Hyundai Engineering and Construction Completed Workshop on SMR-160 Balance of Plant Design

Holtec is pleased to report that Hyundai Engineering and Construction (HDEC) concluded a week-long workshop at Holtec’s Krishna P. Singh Technology Campus in Camden, New Jersey last week to advance  the SMR-160 Balance of Plant Design.

South Korea’s Premier EPC Company, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Joins Holtec for Turnkey Supply of Holtec’s SMR-160 Nuclear Reactors to Help the World Meet COP26 Aspirations

We are pleased to announce that Holtec International and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) have formalized an agreement for completion of the standard design of the SMR-160 plant and delivery of SMR-160 projects worldwide.

Holtec’s SMR-160 Program Receives U.S. DOE Funding to Help Bring Its Unconditionally-Safe Reactor to the Global Market

We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) funding to Holtec’s SMR-160 small modular reactor program.

Holtec’s SMR-160 Small Modular Reactor, Ten Years in Development, Enters USNRC’s Licensing Process

We are pleased to announce our drive to secure our SMR-160 small modular reactor design certification from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on an accelerated schedule.

Growing Interest in Holtec’s Innovative SMR-160 Reactor From Nations Seeking to Decarbonize Their Energy Generation

We are pleased to observe that the mounting demand for clean and reliable base load energy generation is fueling strong interest from many countries that view our inherently safe and economically viable SMR-160 small modular reactor (SMR) as the solution for reducing their carbon footprint.

Holtec Successfully Completes Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Phase 1 Vendor Design Review

Holtec International’s SMR, LLC has successfully completed Phase 1 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) “Pre-Licensing Review of a Vendor’s Reactor Design” for its small modular reactor design, the SMR‑160.

Kiewit Power Constructors Co. Joins Team Holtec with Mission to Make SMR-160 Commercially Competitive and Construction-Friendly

We are pleased to announce that Kiewit Power Constructors Co. of Omaha, Nebraska, a national leader in cost-competitive construction of combined cycle power plants, has joined Team Holtec as the latest member of a band of illustrious companies dedicated to the renaissance of nuclear energy.


SMR-160 at Age 10

We mark the tenth anniversary of the birth of our SMR-160 small modular reactor this month buoyed by the thought that its promise to render nuclear energy generation as benign as solar and wind – its kindred carbon free technologies – has been realized in full measure.


Holtec Selects Framatome to Supply Fuel for SMR-160 Small Modular Reactor, Vastly Compressing Deployment Schedule

Holtec and Framatome have entered into an agreement to enable completion of all necessary engineering to fuel the SMR-160 with Framatome’s commercially available and well-proven 17 x 17 GAIA fuel assembly.

Dr. Kris Singh and Yuriy Nedashkovsky after document signing

Holtec, Energoatom and SSTC enter into a Trilateral Consortium Partnership to advance the SMR-160 nuclear reactor for deployment across Ukraine

Ukraine’s national nuclear operator NAEK Energoatom, the nation’s State Scientific and Technology Center, and Holtec International ratified the creation of a consortium partnership that binds the three companies into a cooperative undertaking to chaperone the deployment of the SMR-160 small modular reactors in the country.

The Holtec Advisory Council Meeting on SMR-160 Marked by Several Major Milestone Developments

The winter meeting of the Holtec Advisory Council for SMR-160 was attended by invited industry experts from several leading organizations, including Bruce Power, Energoatom (Ukraine), Entergy, Exelon Generation, Southern, Talen Energy, NEI, SNC-Lavalin, Mitsubishi Electric, and several major suppliers which constituted a robust review team encompassing virtually all aspects of the SMR-160 program.

Energoatom and Holtec Sign Historic Memorandum to Build SMR-160 Plants in Ukraine

We are pleased to announce that Holtec International and NAEK Energoatom, Ukraine’s national nuclear operator, have signed a Memorandum-of-Understanding that envisages Ukraine to adopt the SMR-160 technology to meet its projected needs for clean power in the latter half of the next decade.


GE Hitachi and Holtec Announce Cooperation to Accelerate Commercialization of Holtec’s SMR-160 Small Modular Reactor

On February 14th 2018, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), Holtec International and SMR LLC announced a collaboration to advance the SMR‐160 small modular reactor.

Reprising 2017: A Watershed Year for Holtec International

The year 2017 will be remembered as a momentous year for our Company; it is the year when our 50-acre technology campus consisting of two heavy manufacturing plants and a modern seven-story office building on the Delaware River waterfront in the city of Camden opened for business.


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  • Mitsubishi Electric and Holtec to develop digital control systems for SMR-160 [Atom Info] – March 25, 2022
  • Mitsubishi Electric to design I&C System for Holtec [Nuclear Engineering International] – March 24, 2022
  • [Highways Today] March 23, 2022
  • Mitsubishi Electric to Develop I&C System Design for Holtec International’s SMR-160 Small Modular Reactor [Business Wire] March 22, 2022
  • Holtec / US Company Signs Deal With Mitsubishi For SMR-160 I&C Systems Design [] – March 25, 2022
  • US / Holtec And Hyundai To Cooperate On Design Of SMR-160 [] – Nov 25, 2022
  • Oyster Creek Generating Station Eyed as Small Nuclear Reactor Site [The SandPaper – March 3, 2022]
  • Focus on Ukraine {ANS} – Feb 18, 2022
  • Holtec and Hyundai finalise SMR design and deployment agreement [World Nuclear News] – Nov 24, 2021
  • Commissioning of Holtec’s SMR-160 by 2030 deemed 'credible' [Nuclear Engineering International] – Sep. 21, 2021
  • Communication is key: Former nuclear engineering student shares industry insight [Texas A&M University] – Apr. 22, 2021
  • Overview of Holtec's SMR-160 [ANS Nuclear Newswire] – April 5, 2021
  • Holtec Strives to Make Nuclear Innovation Look Simple With SMR-160 [NEI] – Mar. 16, 2021
  • These 5 Advanced Nuclear Reactors Will Shape the Future of Energy [Popular Mechanics] – Jan. 5, 2021
  • Reactor Developers Are Building a Pipeline of Carbon-Free Technology [] – Jan. 19, 2021
  • Energy Department's Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program Awards $30 million in Initial Funding for Risk Reduction Projects [EE Online] – Dec. 18, 2020
  • Advanced reactor projects teams receive US federal risk reduction funding [World Nuclear News] – Dec. 17, 2020
  • US / Five Companies To Receive $30 Million For Advanced Reactor Projects [NUCNET] – Dec. 17, 2020
  • Federal agency to provide $116M to support Holtec reactor program [Courier Post] – Dec. 16, 2020
  • Kako jedrska energija pripomore k zmanjšanju ogljičnega odtisa [Finance] – Sep. 7, 2020 (Paywall)
  • Izpostavili pozitivne izkušnje NEK [NASTIK] – Sep. 8, 2020 (Paywall)
  • Načrtovana je vrsta malih reaktorjev [DELO] – Sep. 9, 2020 (Paywall)
  • SMR-160 passes phase one of Canadian vendor design review [Nuclear Engineering International] – Aug. 27, 2020
  • Going Nuclear on Climate Change? Foreign Affairs Asks the Experts [Foreign Affairs] – May/June 2020
  • Framatome to supply nuclear fuel for Holtec's SMR-160 [Nuclear Engineering International] – Apr. 29, 2020
  • Holtec SMR to use commercially-available Framatome fuel [World Nuclear News] – Apr. 29, 2020
  • Framatome technology for Holtec SMR-160 [European Nuclear Society]
  • SMR-160 attracts Ukrainian and US attention [World Nuclear News] – February 21, 2019
  • Ukraine holds negotiations with U.S. Holtec Company on production of small nuclear reactors [112 International] – August 21, 2018
  • Holtec Inks Collaboration Deal for SMR Fuel Development [The Energy Collective] – February 20, 2018
  • Holtec and GEH team up on advancing SMR-160 [World Nuclear News] – February 15, 2018
  • Indian American Entrepreneur Opens Camden Facility, Offers Fast Track Mini Nuclear Reactors to India [IndiaWest] – October 10, 2017
  • Indian-American entrepreneur offers fast track mini nuclear [Outlook India] – October 8, 2017
  • Holtec to start active phase of building small reactors SMR-160 in 2023 with possibility of localization in Ukraine [Interfax Ukraine] – September 11, 2017
  • A handful of North American advanced nuclear reactor projects have made substantial progress [NextBig Future] – July 21, 2017
  • Energoatom and Holtec International to expand their cooperation for safety and efficiency improvement in nuclear power [EHEPRO Atom] – July 20, 2017
  • Energoatom, Holtec discuss prospects for building small module reactors SMR-160 [Interfax Ukraine] – July 20, 2017
  • Holtec and SNC-Lavalin to accelerate SMR-160 reactor development [] – July 19, 2017
  • Mitsubishi partners Holtec on SMR systems [World Nuclear News] – August 7, 2015