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NuScale Receives International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certification, the Global Standard for Quality Management Systems

Business Wire - Thu Apr 27, 2023

Today, NuScale Power Corporation (NYSE: SMR), the industry-leading provider of proprietary and innovative advanced nuclear small modular reactor (SMR) technology, announced that Orion Register Inc., a leading International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and industry-specific certification body, issued NuScale the highly regarded ISO 9001:2015 certification. Orion Register issued the certification after completing an evaluation of NuScale’s quality management system (QMS). The rigorous review process confirmed that NuScale has a strong quality system, which ensures consistent, high quality work, with strong focus on customer feedback and improvement.

NuScale first received U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approval of its quality assurance program under Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, Appendix B / Nuclear Quality Assurance-1 (NQA-1) in 2011, and since 2019, NuScale has held an N Certificate of Authorization issued by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Both NQA-1 and the ASME N Certificate are considered hallmarks for nuclear quality programs.

“NuScale’s ISO 9001:2015 certification further demonstrates our commitment to a strong quality program that can satisfy global standards for quality. Achieving this critical milestone recognizes the maturity of our QMS, with processes that are scalable and repeatable. We look forward to utilizing the QMS to meet customer and regulatory requirements globally,” said Karin Feldman, Interim Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nuclear Officer.

About NuScale Power

NuScale Power Corporation (NYSE: SMR) is the industry-leading provider of proprietary and innovative advanced small modular reactor nuclear technology, with a mission to help power the global energy transition by delivering safe, scalable, and reliable carbon-free energy. The company’s groundbreaking VOYGR™ SMR plants are powered by the NuScale Power Module™, a small, safe, pressurized water reactor that can each generate 77 megawatts of electricity (MWe) or 250 megawatts thermal (gross), and can be scaled to meet customer needs through an array of flexible configurations up to 924 MWe (12 modules) of output.

As the first and only SMR to have its design certified by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NuScale is well-positioned to serve diverse customers across the world by supplying nuclear energy for electrical generation, district heating, desalination, commercial-scale hydrogen production, and other process heat applications.

Founded in 2007, NuScale is headquartered in Portland, Ore. To learn more, visit NuScale Power’s website or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagramand YouTube.

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