gas-cooled reactor

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a nuclear reactor using gas as a coolant

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temperature, gas-cooled reactors that would use fuel whose melting point
The Very High Temperature Reactor, for instance, is designed for much higher temperatures than past and current gas-cooled reactors achieve, which would allow them to be used for high-temperature process heat applications--including hydrogen production-as well as for electricity production.
Jzef Sobolewski, Director of Nuclear Energy at the Polish Ministry of Energy talked about his countrys progress in the deployment of an advanced High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor (HTGR).
One of the designs being considered for the so-called Generation IV nuclear power program is the very high temperature gas-cooled reactor.
The fuel elements in a High-temperature Gas-cooled Reactor design are composed of tennis ball-sized spheres of uranium oxide encased in graphite.
A high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) pressure vessel was placed at the Huaneng Shidao Bay nuclear power plant.
The high-temperature, gas-cooled reactor projects now under way include not only the South African effort, but also the General Atomics GT-MHP, unit, a high-temperature test reactor in Japan and a 10 MWt pebble bed reactor in China.
The pressure vessel of a high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) was set up in place at the Huaneng Shidao Bay nuclear power plant.
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) today announced that Chinergy, the organization commissioned to build the world's first commercial, modular high-temperature, gas-cooled reactor in China's Shandong Province, has selected SmartPlant(R) 3D and SmartPlant Enterprise as the core technology for project design and implementation requirements.
Using nuclear power was mentioned in the third article with reference to the development of the high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) in South Africa.
As part of $40 million contract, X-energy will join forces with BWXT, Teledyne Brown Engineering, SGL Group, Oregon State University, Idaho National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop the Xe-100 pebble bed, high temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR).
The Lifetime Enterprise Agreement (LEA) means Cavendish Nuclear will continue to provide fuel route and other services to EDF Energy s seven Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor (AGR) stations for the remainder of their operating lives.
According to the company, the new deals will run for about 16 years, when the last of EDF Energy's advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) power stations stop generating electricity.
As per the support services firm, new contracts which will operate until the last of EDF Energy's advanced gas-cooled reactor power stations stop generating electricity in about 16 years time, incorporates the continuation of fuel route and other services to EDF Energy's portfolio which also sees pressurised water reactor stations.