A Look at Small Nuclear Reactors

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    In this illustration, Toshiba's 4S reactor is installed at a power plant. The 4S is being considered as a power source for a power plant in Galena, Alaska.

    Toshiba Corp.
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    NRC staff (left and center) discuss with Toshiba staff a model of the company's 4S small reactor design at NRC headquarters during a public meeting on pre-application activities.

    NRC
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    An illustration of how NuScale's reactor will work.

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    This illustration shows how a NuScale reactor would be connected to the grid at a power plant facility.

    NuScale Power
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    An illustration of the NuScale reactor.

    NuScale Power
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    The size of the reactor is compared to an average man in this illustration.

    Hyperion Power Generation
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    This illustration from Hyperion Power Generation shows how the Hyperion reactor could possibly be used to power a water purification system in a remote location.

    Hyperion Power Generation
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    This illustration from Hyperion Power Generation shows how the company's reactor could be used to power a military base in a remote location.

    Hyperion Power Generation

 

 

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