Westinghouse http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ameren, Westinghouse Plan For Modular Reactors Passed Over For Funding http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-westinghouse-plan-modular-reactors-passed-over-funding <P>A collaboration between St. Louis-based Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse Electric Corporation to develop small modular nuclear reactors was passed over Tuesday for initial</P> <P>funding by the U.S. Department of Energy.</P> <P><A href="http://energy.gov/articles/energy-department-announces-new-investment-us-small-modular-reactor-design-and">The DOE will, instead, fund a similar project by Babcock &amp; Wilcox and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:44:17 +0000 Bill Raack 6651 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren, Westinghouse Plan For Modular Reactors Passed Over For Funding Westinghouse, Ameren seek to develop small modular nuclear reactors in Mo. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/westinghouse-ameren-seek-develop-small-modular-nuclear-reactors-mo <p><a href="http://www.westinghouse.com/">Westinghouse&nbsp;Electric Corporation</a>&nbsp;and St. Louis-based <a href="http://www.ameren.com/sites/aue/Pages/home.aspx">Ameren Missouri</a> will collaborate on developing small modular nuclear reactors, or SMR&rsquo;s, and will seek to build them at<a href="http://www.ameren.com/sites/aue/Callaway/Pages/Home.aspx"> Ameren&rsquo;s Callaway County plant</a>.</p><p>Westinghouse officials say they&rsquo;ll apply for&nbsp;$452&nbsp;million in&nbsp;federal funding.&nbsp; Plans&nbsp;are&nbsp;to build at least one&nbsp;and possibly five&nbsp;SMR&#39;s alongside Callaway&rsquo;s current reactor, and to build more SMR&rsquo;s at the site for export.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D) described the economic potential as enormous. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:57:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3531 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Westinghouse, Ameren seek to develop small modular nuclear reactors in Mo.