Today: 20.Sep.2018
China developing molten salt reactor (Brian Wang) USofA
01.Sep.2018
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Brian Wang: China already generates 60% more electricity than the USA in 2018. China plans to double this by 2030. China wants to increase from 3-4% nuclear power for electricity to 10%. This will mean 300 GW of electricity in 2030. This would be about triple the US generation of nuclear electricity. Starting in 2010, China is now working on two very different thorium based molten salt reactor programs. One is based on liquid fuel, the other on molten salt cooled solid fuel. Both are designed for specific application areas.

Read 70 times Last modified on Saturday, 01 September 2018 22:04

Newsletter Subscription

  • Latest
  • Popular
  • Jeff Johnson, Chemical & Engineering News: The…
  • Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska: As our nuclear…
  • Clinton Crackel, Co-Founder, Nuclear Fuels Reprocessing Coalition:…
  • Clinton Crackel, Co-Founder, Nuclear Fuels Reprocessing Coalition:…
  • Praveen Duddu: Eight of the 10 largest…
  • Jeff Johnson, Chemical & Engineering News: The…
  • Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska: As our nuclear…