Grant County PUD in central Washington, a hydro-rich and fast-growing utility, is taking a serious look at small modular nuclear power as a potential future resource. In the latest episode of Substation Northwest podcast, Grant GM/CEO Kevin Nordt talks with NewsData Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Mark Ohrenschall about why the PUD is interested in small nuclear; the technologies it is exploring and the utility's evaluation process; prospective beneficial resource characteristics; cost, safety and waste issues; and initial responses from Grant customers and other regional utilities