Issues in the Use of Small Modular Reactors in Microgrids

Rabie Abu Saleem, John Kelly, Tamer Rousan, Peter W. Sauer

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This paper provides information on the issues that impact the adoption of Small Modular Reactors (SMR) in microgrids as additional resources. It summarizes the technical and economic characteristics and financial model cases. It also discusses technical issues related to SMR installations and their operation and control in load following and frequency regulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number8809255
Pages (from-to)1230-1236
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Transactions on Power Delivery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2020


  • Microgrids
  • nuclear
  • small modular reactor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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