The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that it has formally accepted Kairos Power’s Construction Permit Application (CPA) for the Hermes low-power demonstration reactor to be built at the East Tennessee Technology Park Heritage Center site in Oak Ridge. Acceptance of the Hermes CPA caps off an extensive pre-application engagement between Kairos Power and the NRC.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has received a preliminary safety analysis report (PSAR) – the first portion of a construction permit application – from Kairos Power which requests permission to build a test reactor at a site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Kairos Power officials announced today that the privately funded, advanced nuclear engineering company will establish a low-power demonstration reactor in Oak Ridge.
Kairos Power and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) have announced plans to collaborate on deploying a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.