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According to the authors of this journal article, a significant barrier to deployment of small modular reactor (SMRs) is the licensing process, which historically was developed for large reactors. The authors “enlarge the view” to all the SMR-related implications on the licensing process, presenting their legislative implications and market effects.
This article presents an overview of used nuclear fuel reprocessing reactor deployments around the world. The authors discuss the international reprocessing economy, and they describe the economic and fuel security benefits of a reprocessing reactor program.
According to this report, a combination of market factors are leading to premature closures of American nuclear power plants despite long-term performance levels. The authors hypothesize that closures will result in the loss of 60% of carbon-free generation, a less-diverse power supply and negative economic consequences.