The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) signed an agreement that gives UAMPS a site permit for a nuclear power plant in Idaho. UAMPS plans to build and operate a 570-MW nuclear plant using several of NuScale’s 30-MW small modular nuclear reactors, according to The Energy Collective. The 110-year agreement period includes a 10-year licensing period, site preparation and plant construction followed by 99 years of plant operation and retirement, the article said.
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