NuScale small modular reactor

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See also: Nuclear_power_reconsidered

The NuScale small modular reactor is a smaller version of a standard Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). [1] This article should address the issues raised in the parent article Nuclear power reconsidered.

© Image: ThorCon USA Inc
Diagram and specifications for the reactor.[2]

Brief description of the key features of this reactor.[3]


Safety

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Cost

Specs for a 500MWe plant:
Plant cost per KW (including building but not land, permits or licensing):
Operating cost per KWh (including fuel and maintenance):
Initial fuel load:
Fuel consumption per day:

Notes and References

  1. https://www.science.org/news/2019/02/smaller-safer-cheaper-one-company-aims-reinvent-nuclear-reactor-and-save-warming-planet
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