Nuclear Reactor with 3D-Printed Core Slated for Operation in 2023

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 17:27:04 +0000

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A first-of-its-kind nuclear reactor that will use a 3D-printed core, advanced materials, and integrated sensors and controls is on track for completion by 2023. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, work is ramping up to demonstrate the Transformational Challenge Reactor (TCR), an innovative micro-reactor program spearheaded by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and project partners, to include […]

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Flexible Operation of Nuclear Power Plants Ramps Up

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000

A widespread misconception persists that nuclear plants can only function as inflexible baseload sources of power—and it’s hurting prospects for the nuclear sector’s role in the world’s future power

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