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Fueling the Westinghouse SMR
  October 2013 – Westinghouse SMR fuel is ahead of the game.   read more.. 
Two Missouri universities to lead Small Modular Reactor Research and Education Consortium in connection with efforts from Westinghouse and Ameren Missouri
  Two Missouri universities to lead Small Modular Reactor Research and Education Consortium in connection with efforts from Westinghouse and Ameren Missouri   read more.. 
July 1, 2013: Westinghouse Completes First SMR Fuel Assemblies and will Begin Testing in Columbia, SC; Submits Application for DOE SMR FOA
  July 1, 2013: Westinghouse Completes First SMR Fuel Assemblies and will Begin Testing in Columbia, SC; Submits Application for DOE SMR FOA   read more.. 
Westinghouse and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Develop, Deploy Small Modular Reactor Technology
  PITTSBURGH, May 16, 2013 – Westinghouse Electric Company and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. (SNPTC) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a partnership that would enable the two companies to work together to develop a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) standard design, based on the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor technology, that shall be licensable both in the U.S. and China.   read more.. 
Westinghouse Submits Letter of Intent to Compete for US Department of Energy's Second Funding Opportunity Announcement
  Westinghouse Submits Letter of Intent to Compete for US Department of Energy's Second Funding Opportunity Announcement   read more.. 
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Westinghouse, others have big plans for mini reactors
  Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Westinghouse, others have big plans for mini reactors   read more.. 
Westinghouse Electric Company Announces Next Step in Fuel Production for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor
  Westinghouse Fuel Fabrication Facility in Columbia, S.C., initiates fabrication of small modular reactor prototype fuel assemblies for testing   read more.. 
Westinghouse and Burns & McDonnell Enter Into Agreement to Further the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor Project Development
  Construction of a single Westinghouse SMR estimated to create nearly $3 billion in economic impact and thousands of U.S. jobs in more than 15 states   read more.. 
Winter 2013: Small, but perfectly formed (Modern Power Systems: BRICS edition)
  Kate Jackson chief technology officer of Westinghouse talks to Ross Davies about small modular reactors   read more.. 
Westinghouse, Ameren Missouri and the Missouri Electric Alliance Reaffirm Commitments to Advance SMR Technology
  Westinghouse Very Much Interested in New U.S. DOE Funding Opportunity to Develop and License its Passively Safe SMR Design.   read more.. 
October 30, 2012: Westinghouse and Ameren Missouri host Small Modular Reactor Supplier Summit in St. Louis
  Westinghouse Electric Company and Ameren Missouri hosted Missouri companies in St. Louis at their Supplier Summit on Tuesday, October 30.   read more.. 
November 2, 2012: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Interview with Adam Heflin
  Five Questions: Ameren's Adam Heflin (chief nuclear officer for Ameren Missouri) talks about the future of nukes   read more.. 
Recent Report Issued on the Benefits of Small Modular Reactors
  The American Security Project (ASP), a nonpartisan think tank created to help develop a national security vision and strategy for the 21st century by building on America’s strengths and restoring its international leadership, recently released a report on the small modular reactors (SMRs) and the opportunity for nuclear power in the coming years.   read more.. 
Ameren Rallies Support for Nuclear Plans
  Supplier Summit held October 30, 2012 in St. Louis, MO.   read more.. 
Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse Electric Company Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Supplier Summit
  Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse Electric Company are hosting a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Supplier Summit in St. Louis, Missouri on October 30th. Please follow the link to register for the event and use the password provided in the invitation.    
EnergyBiz Magazine: Nuclear Aims Small
  “Nuclear Aims Small” highlights the economic and safety benefits of small modular reactors. Both Kate Jackson, Westinghouse Chief Technology Officer & SVP, Research & Technology, and Warner Baxter, Ameren Missouri President and CEO, were interviewed for this article and provide an excellent overview of the strengths of the Westinghouse-Ameren team in being the first-to-market in building an SMR at Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center.    read more.. 
EnergyBiz Magazine: Going Modular
  “Going Modular” is an opinion piece authored by Kate Jackson. It outlines the importance of maintaining U.S. leadership in the nuclear industry and addressing growing energy needs with emissions-free energy sources.   read more.. 
EnergyBiz Magazine: The Utility View
  “The Utility View” is authored by Warner Baxter. It discusses the importance of addressing Missouri’s increasing energy needs and how building a Westinghouse SMR at the Callaway plant will help address those needs and bring economic growth to the area.   read more.. 
SMR Economic Development Summit in Missouri on July 23, 2012
  This summit highlighted the economic benefits of developing, manufacturing, constructing and commercializing the Next-Generation Small Modular Reactor (SMR).   read more.. 
Industry has power to change
  Our nation is on the cusp of a nuclear energy revolution driven by technology innovators and university researchers alike. New small module reactor designs (SMRs) — built in modules with the capability of producing power anywhere in the world — have the power to change the way we use nuclear energy. For the revolution to advance, a new generation of energy pioneers must lead the charge. Thanks in part to the support of strong leaders who are committed to expanding nuclear energy, Missouri might be that pioneer.   read more.. 
Utilities join Westinghouse SMR Alliance
  Three major U.S. nuclear utilities have joined an alliance formed by Westinghouse and Ameren to support the licensing and deployment of Westinghouse small modular reactor (SMR) technology.   read more.. 
Ameren, Westinghouse partner on nuclear reactors
  JEFFERSON CITY — When Gov. Jay Nixon announced yesterday that Westinghouse and Ameren Missouri would try for a $452 million federal grant to develop modular nuclear reactors, he repeatedly emphasized that success could "transform" the state's economy.   read more.. 

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