01 June 2022 - Small modular reactors would create two to 30 times more nuclear waste per unit of energy than conventional nuclear plants, scientists found
28 September 2022 - Nuclearelectrica and Nova Power and Gas launched RoPower Nuclear, a project firm for the development of small modular reactors in Romania
05 April 2023 - To advance the development of its SMR technology, French nuclear operator Électricité de France – EDF founded a subsidiary called Nuward
17 March 2023 - Small modular nuclear reactors can reshape the energy market and help the world reach net zero emissions by 2050, NEA says
12 February 2023 - Judging by recent announcements, small modular nuclear reactors (SMR) are pushing ahead strongly on both sides of the Atlantic
11 November 2022 - The US Export–Import Bank said it intends to provide USD 3 billion for two additional reactors in Romania's Cernavodă nuclear power plant
25 May 2022 - The site was chosen as a result of an agreement between Romania's Nuclearelectrica and US-based NuScale Power
15 March 2022 - Washington DC–based Last Energy is set to demonstrate its small modular nuclear reactor technology in Romania
16 February 2022 - The Bulgarian prime minister said that instead of Belene, the authorities will consider the possibility of building new reactors at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant
04 January 2022 - Zorana Mihajlović, Deputy Prime Minister, said Serbia needs new power plants and that renewable energy sources would not be enough
10 November 2021 - The first small modular reactor (SMR) in Europe could be built in Romania, and Bulgaria is also interested in the technology.
19 August 2022 - Serbia is mulling the option for its NECP to start adding small modular reactors in 2032. The emissions reduction is seen at 34.2% to 44.4% by 2030.
19 May 2023 - The energy crisis and advances in SMR technology have boosted political support in the EU for an expansion of the nuclear power sector
17 April 2023 - Right after Germany shut down its last reactors, the pro-nuclear countries in the G7 praised nuclear energy's potential
25 January 2023 - Minister Fatih Dönmez said the share of renewables in primary energy consumption would reach 23.7% in 2035
15 November 2022 - Investments of about EUR 350 – 450 billion will be needed in the coming decades...