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1 Small Modular Reactor Programs in the United States t of America Small Modular Reactors for Nuclear Power LAS/ANS Symposium John E. Kelly Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Reactor Technologies Office of Nuclear Energy U.S. Department of Energy July 21, 214

2 Atoms for Peace The First Wave of Nuclear Power Deployment Peaceful power from atomic energy is no dream of the future. That capability, already proved, is here now today. ~ President Dwight D. Eisenhower, December 8, 1953, to the 47 th Plenary Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly 2

3 Existing Nuclear Commercial Power R t Reactors (13.8% World Wide / 21.4% OECD) 16% 18% 73% 38% 33% 18% 2% 2% 1.5% 4.6% 3.5% 4.4% 2.1% 28% 27% 43% Prior to Fukushima accident 2.8% 4.4% 5.6% Number of reactors ~ Source: IAEA information & news reports

4 Today, International Interest in Nuclear Power is Strong Energy security Nuclear shelters countries from import of costly fossil fuels Replacing retired nuclear or coal generation plants Economic incentives Nations rich in fossil fuel would prefer to export those fuels and use nuclear for domestic electricity production Environmental protection Replacing coal with nuclear can alleviate air pollution problems Climate change concerns Nuclear is the Emission-free base load generation technology Low water usage possible with SMRs 4

5 United States is Committed to All of the Above Clean Energy Strategyt By 235, 8% of America s electricity will come from clean energy sources. Some folks want wind and solar. Others want nuclear, clean coal and natural gas. To meet this goal we will need them all. ~President Obama s 211 State of the Union All of the above is not merely a slogan, but a clear cut cut pathway to creating jobs and at the same time reducing carbon emissions, which recently stood at their lowest level in 2 years President Obama has made clear that he sees nuclear energy as part of America s low carbon energy portfolio. And nuclear power is already an important part of the clean energy solution here in the United States. ~Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz at National Press Club, February 19, 214 5

6 Meeting Clean Energy Goals will Require a Shift in Electricity Production Source Elect (TWhr) CO 2 (Gton) Elect (TWhr) CO 2 (Gton) Natural Gas Coal Coal (CCS) Nuclear (Large) Nuclear (SMR) Hydro Renewable 2 44 Petroleum/Other TOTAL U.S Electricity Consumption and CO 2 Emissions. EIA CE=42% EIA Reference Projections 235 CE=43% Source: EIA, Annual Energy Outlook 213 6

7 CO 2 Emissions and GDP per Capita (198 25) (tco 2 ) CO 2 emission ns per capita China India Russia Brazil CO 2 emissions and GDP per capita (198-25) Canada Saudi Arabia Australia Ireland USA S. Korea Norway Japan France 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, GDP per capita (PPP, constant 25 international $) USA UK France Japan China Brazil Ireland Mexico Malaysia S. Korea Greece India Australia Russia Thailand Canada Germany Saudi Arabia Iran Venezuela Source: DOE EIA database (28) Russia data , Germany data S. Koonin, America s Changing Energy Future, August 2137 Nigeria Algeria Norway

8 Nuclear Energy Plays an Important Role in US Energy Supply Nuclear power is a clean, reliable base load energy source Provides 19% of U.S. electricity ygeneration mix Provides 61% of U.S. emission-free electricity Avoids about 7 MMTCO2 each year Helps reduces overall NOx and SOx levels Electricity Production, 212 Nuclear 19% Total: 4,54,485 GWh U.S. electricity demand projected to increase ~28% by 24 from 211 levels Net Non Carbon Emitting 1 GWe nuclear capacity - 1 operating plants Fleet maintaining close to 9% average capacity factors Most expected to apply for license renewal for 6 years of operation Some plants may be vulnerable to premature closure Geothermal 1% Wind 11% Sources of Electricity, 212 Solar <1% Conven. Hydro 22% Biomass 5% Nuclear 61% Source: Energy Information Administration 8

9 Status of New Builds in the United States t First new reactors being built in U.S. in 3 years Nuclear construction (Commercial Operation Date) Watts Bar 215 Vogtle V.C. Summer Gen III+ designs are a major evolutionary step in large reactor technology Challenges of nuclear deployment High capital cost Lower electricity demand Low natural gas prices Post Fukushima safety concerns Vogtle 3 & 4, Courtesy of Georgia Power 9

10 SMRs can be Game Changers I believe small modular reactors could represent the next generation of nuclear energy technology, providing a strong opportunity for America to lead this emerging gglobal industry. U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resource Confirmation i Hearing on April 9, 213 We are committed to fostering the safe and secure contribution of nuclear power to the global energy mix. ~ IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security July 1, 213 1

11 Light Water-Based SMR Designs in the United States t Well-understood technology Uranium Oxide fuels Regulatory and operating experience Commercial interest At least 4 LWR vendors Vendor/Utility coalitions being established Major safety enhancements Environmental advantages Power plants would not emit CO 2 Lower water use NuScale Holtec Manufacturing industry involved Could revitalize U.S. nuclear infrastructure and create new industries mpower Westinghouse 11

12 Design Features that Improve SMR Safety SMR designs share a common set of design principles to enhance plant safety and robustness Incorporation of primary system components into a single vessel Eliminates large pipe break accidents Increased ratio of water inventory to decay heat More effective decay heat removal Much longer coping time Vessel and component layouts that facilitate natural convection cooling by gravity of the core and vessel Eliminates need for electrical power to drive cooling systems Below-grade construction of the reactor vessel and spent fuel storage pool Enhanced resistance to seismic events Improved security 12

13 SMRs Could Potentially Replace Retiring i Coal Plants Clean Energy Market Σ= 12 GW(e) 13

14 Economic Considerations Capital cost comparison New AP1 reactors in the U.S. are $5B - $7B Estimate for SMRs are: $4,7 - $6,/kWe $9M - $12M for 2 MWe plant Naval l industrial i experience shows significant learning Assembly line replication optimizes cost, schedule and quality through greater standardization of components and processes Preliminary conclusion Economy of mass production can be competitive with Economy of scale 14

15 Strategic Vision for SMR Deployment Long term goal is to enable deployment of a fleet of SMRs, not just 1 or 2 units Envision i i domestic need for >5 GWe capacity in coming decades based on coal plant replacements alone Long term vision is that SMRs would evolve through anticipated deployment phases Regulatory (where we are today) Early adopters (first 2 units) Full-scale factory production (2 4 units/year) 15

16 DOE Program to Support SMR Design Certification & Licensing i Provide financial assistance for design engineering, testing, certification and licensing of promising SMR technologies with high likelihood of being deployed at domestic sites Accelerate commercial SMR development through public/private arrangements In 212, DOE initiated a 6 year/$452m program Funding being provided to industry partners through Cooperative Agreements Exploring additional mechanisms for SMR fleet deployment mpower and NuScale have been selected for the Department t of Energy $452M SMR Licensing Technical Support Program 16

17 Generation mpower SMR Features Integral NSSS Module: 18 MWe per unit (53MWt) 2 units/plant 6-year design life / rail shippable modules Standard UO2 LWR fuel (<5% enriched) 4 year refueling interval No shuffling of fuel / Burnable poisons / no boron in coolant Core remains covered during all postulated accidents Next generation passive safety design philosophy uses non-safety defensein-depth systems first - Multiple defense-in-depth layers deliver ~1-8 CDF 17

18 Generation mpower Progress on Certification & Licensingi Commissioned Integrated Systems Test Facility in 212 to analyze plant performance & response Established fuel fabrication & testing facility in 213 Conducting component prototype testing on reactor coolant pumps & control rod drive mechanisms Site characterization sampling at the Clinch River Site Significant pre-application interactions with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 18

19 NuScale Power SMR Features 45 MWe per unit (15 MWt) up to 12 units/plant 2.5 year refueling interval Utilizes passive circulation cooling under normal operating conditions Containment Vessel Reactor Vessel SMR containment vessels submerged in reactor pool for improved safety Core Damage Frequency for internal events calculated at 2.9x1-9 Steam Generator Core Innovative emergency core cooling system design requires no operator intervention, no AC or DC power, and no additional cooling water to maintain safe condition for an indefinite period 19

20 First Movers and Early Adopters This phase involves encouraging investment t in several SMRs Manufacturing capacity still in prototype mode, using existing fabrication capability Government sites might be the logical first users Meets both clean energy & energy security requirements International market Niche markets that could anchor initial deployments Policy tools may involve Power purchase agreements Loan guarantees Production tax credits Clean energy credits 2

21 Factory Scale Production of SMRs Broad deployment of SMRs may depend on clean energy policies Production output on the order of dozens of SMRs per year by 24 or sooner based on clean energy policy Obama Administration Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future Factories established in the U.S. with the potential for future export markets 21

22 Summary SMR Technologies are of Great Interest t in the United States t Nuclear l power is important t for clean energy DOE stands behind continued SMR development and sees the U.S. market emerging in the timeframe We will continue to support efforts that improve SMR market potential domestically and internationally Cutaway of 2 unit Generation mpower SMR installation ~ Courtesy 213 Generation mpower LLC All Rights Reserved. Reprinted with permission.. 22

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