Draft:Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation

Idaho National Laboratory and University of Illinois Collaborate with Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation on Advanced Reactor Proposal

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:05am

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established two strategic partnerships with U.S. organizations Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to build and test the company's advanced Modular Micro Reactor (MMR).

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established two strategic partnerships with U.S. organizations Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to build and test the company's advanced Modular Micro Reactor (MMR).
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear, the INL, and University of Illinois have jointly developed a proposal for submission to the Department of Energy's (DOE) for its Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (Risk Reduction).
  • At the Idaho National Laboratory, USNC has proposed to construct a micro-reactor power plant to support the demonstration of INL's Integrated Energy Systems (IES).
  • The Illinois reactor will be the first Gen IV reactor deployed at a university, and the first new U.S. university reactor in nearly 30 years.

Ultra Safe Nuclear Technologies Delivers Advanced Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Design To NASA

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 4:00pm

SEATTLE, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ultra Safe Nuclear Technologies (USNC-Tech) has delivered a design concept to NASA as part of a study on nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) flight demonstration.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ultra Safe Nuclear Technologies (USNC-Tech) has delivered a design concept to NASA as part of a study on nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) flight demonstration.
  • Advancements in nuclear fuel design and passive safety measures pioneered by Ultra Safe Nuclear (USNC, USNC-Tech's parent company) with Fully Ceramic Micro-encapsulated (FCM) fuel enabled USNC-Tech to create a novel NTP concept with specialized performance capabilities.
  • A subsidiary of Ultra Safe Nuclear, Ultra Safe Nuclear Technologies ( USNC-Tech ) designs and deploys advanced nuclear technologies for space exploration and other operations in remote and extreme environments.
  • Since 2015, USNC-Tech has collaborated closely with NASA and other US Government agencies and industry partners to mature space nuclear power and propulsion technologies.

Ultra Safe Nuclear Seeks to Deploy Next Generation Micro Modular Reactors in Idaho and Illinois by 2026

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 3:30pm

SEATTLE, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) is proposing to partner with Idaho National Laboratory (INL), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and U.S. Industry to deploy Ultra Safe Nuclear Micro Modular Reactors ( MMR ) in the U.S. for the purpose of demonstrating secure power, heat, and experimental capabilities leading to deployment and global export of USNC's advanced U.S. nuclear energy technology.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) is proposing to partner with Idaho National Laboratory (INL), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and U.S. Industry to deploy Ultra Safe Nuclear Micro Modular Reactors ( MMR ) in the U.S. for the purpose of demonstrating secure power, heat, and experimental capabilities leading to deployment and global export of USNC's advanced U.S. nuclear energy technology.
  • The University plans to develop the first generation of commercial micro-reactor operators and will be directly involved in MMR design and integration.
  • Costs of micro nuclear technology, like renewable energy, are expected to drop rapidly as manufacturing techniques advance and smaller and safer nuclear reactors gain wider acceptance.
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear is the Seattle-based global leader in the deployment of micro reactors, and a strong vertical integrator of nuclear power technologies, entirely committed to bringing safe, commercially competitive, clean and reliable nuclear energy to markets throughout the world.

USNC Invests in Modernization of Best-in-Breed Helium Blowers from Howden

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 3:00pm

SEATTLE, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --U.S.-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation( USNC ) has contracted with UK-based Howden to design a helium circulator for use in the company's Micro-Modular Reactors (MMR).

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --U.S.-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation( USNC ) has contracted with UK-based Howden to design a helium circulator for use in the company's Micro-Modular Reactors (MMR).
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear is investing in the best-in-breed Howden submerged helium blowers to maximize heat transfer in the MMR's power plant.
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear will collaborate with the Howden engineering and design team to maximize heat-transfer efficiencies.
  • The company plans to incorporate the Howden submerged blower into the MMR Project at the Chalk River Laboratories site in Ontario.

USNC Collaborates with Industry Leaders on Developing Advanced Nuclear Reactor Power Systems

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

"Working with leaders like Hyundai Engineering and KAERI on advanced nuclear reactor technologies will improve the overall performance and value of our MMR, and accelerate our path to wide-scale deployment."

Key Points: 
  • "Working with leaders like Hyundai Engineering and KAERI on advanced nuclear reactor technologies will improve the overall performance and value of our MMR, and accelerate our path to wide-scale deployment."
  • "The immense potential of advanced nuclear reactors like the one designed by Ultra Safe Nuclear, combined with the power-delivery systems we'll collaborate on, represent the future of nuclear power generation and process heat applications," said WonSeokPark, President, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute.
  • The USNC MMR Reactor consists of two plants: the nuclear plant that generates heat, and the adjacent power plant that converts heat into electricity or provides process heat for industrial applications.
  • USNCis a vertical integrator of nuclear power technologies, committed to bringing safe, commercially competitive, reliable nuclear energy to markets throughout the world.