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Nuclear Energy: Flexible Fission

By February 14, 2013February 12th, 2020No Comments

The popular acronym “SMR” is defined in two ways–the common “small modular reactor” and the IAEA-defined “small-to-medium-sized reactor.” This article discusses why TerraPower’s prototype TWR is an example of a “small-to-medium-sized” reactor under development. TerraPower’s ultimate goal is to develop a full-scale nuclear reactor to provide base load electricity.

Author: Sylvia Pfeifer
Source: Financial Times (subscription required)

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