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Friday, September 10, 2010

Nuclear reactor at SRS in works Private firm to contribute funds

SRNL eyes construction of S.C. nuclear reactor with Hyperion
The Savannah River National Laboratory has struck a partnership with Hyperion Power to develop a small modular nuclear reactor at Savannah River Site. "This is the first step -- a rather small step but an extremely important step," said Mike Navetta, manager of energy-park initiatives for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. Executives are optimistic that the project will be completed and launched by 2020. The facility is expected to generate hundreds of jobs, said Pete Knollmeyer, vice president for strategic planning at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. The Augusta Chronicle (Ga.)
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