7 OCTOBER 2015 - PUBLIC SESSIONS - TOPIC 4

Day Nine review:

Small modular reactors were covered in detail in today’s third session on “Low Carbon Energy Generation Options” at the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.

Holtec International vice president Thomas Marcille provided evidence via videolink, concluding the Commission’s investigations into its Topic 4.

Mr Marcille has been involved in the development of Holtec’s small modular reactor, the SMR-160. He provided an:

  • Overview of the key technical features of the SMR-160
  • Estimated timeframe and potential challenges to commercial deployment.