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Nuclear Power as Batteries?

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Nuclear Batteries: Advances in adaptive manufacturing & new materials is enabling the development of small, flexible, plug-and-play nuclear energy systems. Could this become the industrial equivalent of a AAA battery?

Much as large, expensive, and centralized computers gave way to the widely distributed PCs of today, a new generation of relatively tiny and inexpensive factory-built reactors, are being designed for autonomous plug-and-play operation similar to plugging in an oversized battery,

See https://news.mit.edu/2021/nuclear-batteries-decarbon-0625

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By Michael Sharpe

20 September 2021



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