The staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is currently engaged in pre-application activities on the Holtec SMR-160 design. The Holtec SMR-160 is a pressurized water reactor (PWR), designed by Holtec SMR, LLC with passive cooling. It is a light water reactor with the reactor, steam generator, and spent fuel pool located in containment. The reactor core is located below grade. The Holtec SMR-160 has a rated electrical output of 160 MWe.
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