Conference Proceedings Paper
R&D; Project of Small-to-Medium Reactor for Multipurpose Use of Energy
33rd Annual CNS Conference - 2012 June 10-13
Tomohiko Ikegawa (Hitachi, Ltd.)
Koji Nishida (Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.)
Masayoshi Matsuura (Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.)
Kumiaki Moriya (Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.)
Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (Hitachi-GE), GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas LLC (GEH), and Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas, LLC (GNF-A) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the government of Saskatchewan to discuss the potential of working together on future nuclear R&D; projects, including the feasibility of small modular reactor technologies. As the base plant, Hitachi-GE plans to adopt the DMS (Double MS: Modular Simplified & Medium Small Reactor), which has been developed under the sponsorship of The Japan Atomic Power Company. In this paper, we describe the desirable features of the DMS and present a tentative R&D; project plan.
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