Nuclear Energy Insider: Nuclear hydrogen economics could favor small modular designs
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Terrestrial Energy says its Integrated Molten Salt Reactor can produce heat at around 600 degrees celsius and could supply energy intensive processes such as hydrogen production, desalination and petrochemical refining…[It] is one of several advanced reactor developers leading the charge and hopes to build its first plant in North America in the 2020s. Last November, Terrestrial became the first advanced reactor developer to complete phase 1 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) pre-licensing vendor design review. The company has also begun pre-application activities with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).