David L Chandler of MIT writes for SciTechDaily about innovative nuclear batteries.
- “Nuclear batteries” are smaller versions of traditional nuclear reactors that are factory built and able to be “plugged in,” similar to an oversized battery.
- These batteries are safer than traditional reactors, which are already safe, due to their size and containment structure.
- So far these batteries have been more cost-competitive than other forms of nuclear energy, which could aid in the rapid deployment of our largest source of carbon-free power.
Read the full article here.