The team includes GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Exelon Generation, Bechtel and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and will look at new ways to simplify reactor design and reduce plant construction costs. The effort also will examine ways to lower operations and maintenance costs for the GE-Hitachi BWRX-300, a 300-MW small modular reactor.
Electric Vehicles

GM and Honda also are putting their money where their mouths are, creating new EV models and infrastructure systems. Utilities like Pacific Gas & Electric and Exelon, concurrently, are building out new additions in their grid to accommodate the coming charge-ready future.