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GE-Hitachi SMR BWRX-300 Presentation

May 5, 2022 @ 3:30 pm 4:30 pm

CNS Sheridan Park Branch invites you to participate in the following virtual presentation:

Speaker:   Doug McDonald,  BWRX-300 Product Manager,  GE Hitachi Nuclear

Summary:   GE-Hitachi SMR Presentation: The BWRX-300 (BWRX-300 (gepower.com) is a 300 MWe water-cooled, natural circulation Small Modular Reactor (SMR) with passive safety systems that leverages the design and licensing basis of GEH’s U.S. NRC-certified ESBWR.  The BWRX-300 is undergoing a combined Phase 1/2 Vendor Design Review with CNSC with completion expected before the end of 2022.  It has been selected for deployment at OPG’s Darlington New Nuclear Project.  This presentation will focus on the BWRX-300 design in general, passive safety systems and the way refueling is performed. 

Registration: Registration is free but required; we welcome CNS members, students and interested members of the broader community.