Aurora – Oklo Application
||Oklo Power LLC.
||Application for a custom combined license for a compact fast micro-reactor.
||March 11, 2020 (date of application submittal)
||Idaho National Laboratory
The staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is currently engaged in review activities of the Aurora combined license application. Oklo Power LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oklo, Inc. Oklo, Inc. is a privately funded, U.S. based company focused on commercializing advanced fission power.
||Compact fast reactor that builds on the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II and space reactor legacy. Heat is transported using heat pipes that function as thermal superconductors.
||Underground. Reactor contained in several layers, including a robust cask-like module.
||4 MWth (~ 1.5 MWe)
||Metallic uranium-zirconium. High Assay Low Enriched Uranium (HALEU)
|Balance of Plant
||Supercritical CO2 Power Conversion System
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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, September 24, 2020