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.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Kairos Power is a recipient of an Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) award for Risk Reduction funding. The total award value over the next seven years is $629 million (DOE share is $303 million). This funding will support the development of Kairos Power’s Hermes test reactor. Kairos Power is partnering with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Idaho National Laboratory (INL), an…
Kairos Power announced today at the 2020 East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC) Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration its plans to deploy a test reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, pending completion of due diligence and the results of discussions with state and local officials.