Small Nuclear Reactors?

Posted on June 10, 2009 by

According to this Scientific American article, Babcock and Wilcox just developed a small nuclear reactor. The article states:

Babcock & Wilcox Co.’s 125-megawatt reactor would be significantly smaller than the average 1,000-megawatt nuclear reactor and is aimed at plugging a major “market gap,” CEO Brandon Bethards said at a Washington press conference. The new reactor might come online as early as 2018.


Latest news is that NB Power may order some just as soon as they pay off their Orimulsion bill to Hugo Chavez


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