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Innovative Nuclear Reactors?


Based on a note by Pierre Papon

The current nuclear industry (with reactors of approx. 1,000 Megawatts) is very capital intensive. For that reason, there are plans to build low-power reactors (100-200 MW) which would, on the one hand, be less expensive, producing a baseload electricity (to compensate for the intermittent nature of renewable sources, such as solar and wind) and, on the other, innovative in terms of safety. This is how some 50 startups in the USA (with ...

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