ECN publication
Title:
Technology assessment HTR: samenvatting en conclusies
 
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Published by: Publication date:
ECN Policy Studies 1996
 
ECN report number: Document type:
ECN-C--96-050 ECN publication
 
Number of pages: Full text:
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Abstract:
The question if the development of the High Temperature Reactor (HTR) canregain the public confidence in nuclear energy will be answered in this report. A study is carried out on the technology assessment of the HTR technology. Two directions are followed: the first addresses the application of the HTR technology to the existing chemical and electric industry and the second one addresses the sustainability of the HTR technology using a thorium cycle instead of the more scarcely available uranium cycle. This report summarizes all the 9 studies performed, all the conclusions drawn are reviewed and a final conclusion presented


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