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GE Hitachi, TerraPower Team on Nuclear-Storage Hybrid SMR

Power Magazine’s Sonal Patel reports GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and TerraNova are ready to unveil a cost-competitive nuclear reactor system.

The C3 Take
  • Nuclear energy is a non-carbon emitting energy source that is reliable and effective.
  • One problem with nuclear energy is its cost competitiveness.
  • Having a cost-competitive nuclear reactor system would be a tremendous step towards nuclear energy being adopted a large scale.

“TerraPower and GEH’s emphasis on cost reductions for the Natrium design is a crucial consideration for commercial success in a burgeoning global SMR market, where more than 50 designs and concepts with varying levels of technology readiness are vying for first customers.”

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