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How to speed up the rollout of small nuclear power plants

7 mins | May 18, 2022
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The main barrier is the long, drawn-out approval process. Big conventional nuclear power plants are expensive and take a long time to build, so the industry instead is staking its future on a new generation of small advanced reactors. But if it's going to work in the short term, it's essential to fast-track the approval process. Will Wade discusses how lowering these barriers will help Western countries break their reliance on Russian exports and provide carbon-free energy while backing up the ebbs and flows of renewable power.
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