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New tactic in Small Modular Nuclear Reactor lobbying – claim to help electric cars

Off-the-Shelf Nuclear Plants Could Soon Help Power Electric Cars, Bloomberg, By 

  • Small modular reactors more versatile than conventional plants
  • Battery storage still too pricey for large-scale use
Demand for low-carbon electricity to power a future wave of electric vehicles could be provided by small, factory-built nuclear reactors……….
The U.K. government pledged 56 million pounds of funding for research and development of small nuclear reactors in December. But policy makers need to move quickly and endorse a design now to enable deployment in the 2020s, Policy Exchange said.  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-25/off-the-shelf-nuclear-plants-could-soon-help-power-electric-cars
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January 26, 2018 - Posted by | spinbuster, UK

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