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Press Release
Dow's Seadrift, TX location selected for X-energy advanced SMR nuclear project to deliver safe, reliable, zero carbon emissions power and steam production

  • Seadrift site's power and steam needs match capabilities of X-energy's Xe-100 small modular reactor
  • Dow and X-energy to prepare and submit Construction Permit applications to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Project expected to be complete by the end of the decade

MIDLAND, Mich. and ROCKVILLE, Md., May 11, 2023 -- Dow (NYSE: DOW), the world's leading materials science company, and X-Energy Reactor Company, LLC ("X-energy"), a leading developer of advanced nuclear reactors and fuel technology for clean energy generation, announced today that Dow has selected its UCC1 Seadrift Operations manufacturing site ("Seadrift or the "site") in Texas for its proposed advanced small modular reactor ("SMR") nuclear project. The project is focused on providing the Seadrift site with safe, reliable, zero carbon emissions power and steam as existing energy and steam assets near their end-of-life.

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