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Advanced Modular Reactors (AMR) & Small Modular Reactors (SMR)

Providing expert insight to successful Advanced Modular Reactor and Small Modular Reactor projects

As global energy demands continue to rise and environmental concerns take center stage, Advanced Modular Reactors and Small Modular Reactors have emerged as a promising solution in the realm of nuclear technology.

Join us as we delve into the world of compact, versatile, and efficient advanced nuclear reactors, and uncover how they offer a safer, more sustainable, and economically viable path to meeting our energy needs.

AFRY's solutions for the clean energy transition

  • Linking complimentary technologies such as Hydrogen, Heat Networks, Carbon Capture, which help to support the AMR/SMR business model, with our core nuclear power competence to generate low carbon electricity
  • Employing world-leading nuclear industry experts with experience in a variety of international and local regulation, licensing, codes and standards, with nuclear safety policy as the top priority
  • Employing Best Available Techniques during all stages of the nuclear life-cycle for large power reactors and small scale reactors, including nuclear waste management.
Cutaway view of simplified SMR visualization showing the power configuration
Simplified 3D visualization of the power cycle of a small modular reactor power plant

Developing AMR/SMR power

AFRY's nuclear consultants provide the full set of expert technical and commercial services across the nuclear energy value chain required to develop and deploy technically and economically successful AMR and SMR nuclear power plants.

AFRY has a vital role in a number of new AMR/SMR developments, working for potential vendors, owners and operators in the nuclear industry.

We support and provide solutions to our clients who are faced with economic challenges relating to cost competitiveness of nuclear energy, requirements of strict safety standards, and requirements for robust waste management processes and procedures.

What are AFRY's services and expertise for New Nuclear?

  • Roadmap to nuclear energy and feasibility study
  • Site selection, evaluation and characterization (preparation or review)
  • Feasibility studies, optioneering and selection of technology
  • Design review and preparation (concept, basic and detail): design development (client’s scope) and integration with EPC design (EPC scope)
  • Nuclear power plant construction, cost and Human Resource planning
  • Regional and local supply chain evaluation and qualification
  • Assessment of design, safety and licensing documents
  • Nuclear fuel cycle considerations (including interim storage, final repository, re-processing, "lease" of fuel etc.)
  • Tender documents and EPC contracting (utility requirements, review, independent cost evaluation, tariffs etc.)
  • Contracting (EPC, nuclear fuel cycle, PPA etc.)
  • Procurement engineering in the nuclear sector
  • Due Diligence
  • Project management and management consulting: requirements preparation and management; set-up of client organization (structure, processes, QM, etc.); project set-up (requirements, quality, standards, risk management etc.); support interface with the EPC on all levels (technical, project, top level)
  • Independent training of personnel and nuclear safety
  • Support gaining acceptance in international nuclear community and IAEA
  • Supply chain management and procurement logistic support
  • Construction management and supervision
  • QMS/QC services
  • Support nuclear power plant start-up, commissioning and plant turnover acceptance test support

What are the advantages of working with AFRY?

AFRY is a trusted partner and has numerous long-standing clients in the large scale nuclear energy business, demonstrating the quality of our work and trust in our people.

  • We offer a client focused approach, tailored to fit local conditions, environment and stakeholders.
  • AFRY’s expertise in a variety of complementary technologies enables clients to enjoy a one-stop-shop for project development and implementation which improves efficiency, reduces interfaces during design and improves the overall success of the nuclear energy project.
  • We have significant resources with experience in international new build projects and have access to international markets.
  • We understand the various and significant challenges associated with development of new nuclear power programmes and have experience overcoming these with our clients and partners.

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