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Nuclear Monitor #911 24 December 2023

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Small nuclear reactors: a history of failure
By dr. Jim Green, national nuclear campaigner with Friends of the Earth Australia

Small modular reactors (SMRs) are defined as reactors with a capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) or less. The term ‘modular’ refers to serial factory production of reactor components, which could drive down costs. By that definition, no SMRs have ever been built, none are being built now, and in all likelihood none will ever be built because of the prohibitive economics

World Nuclear Industry Status Report: Nuclear power on the decline worldwide
By WISE Netherlands reports

Every year, a group of international experts publishes the World Nuclear Industry Status Report. This report lists the most important nuclear developments worldwide. The most important conclusion in the 2023 edition: the decline in the share of nuclear power in global electricity production continues. There is no question of a nuclear renaissance. On the contrary, nuclear power is on its way out.

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• World Nuclear Power Status
• The International Bank for Nuclear Infrastructure