Tag: molten salt

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Molten Salt Reactor Technology Solves Several Nuclear Industry Problems

April 9, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Molten salt reactors (MSRs) represent a fascinating intersection of nuclear history and modern innovation. The concept of using molten salts as both a coolant and fuel carrier dates back to the 1950s, with the pioneering work of Alvin Weinberg and […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

NRC Begins Construction Permit Review for Pioneering Nuclear Molten Salt Research Reactor 

November 21, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has accepted Abilene Christian University’s (ACU’s) construction permit application for a 1-MWth nuclear non-power Molten Salt Research Reactor (MSRR) facility planned for the university’s campus in Abilene, north-central Texas. The acceptance—which essentially marks the NRC […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

MAN Energy Solutions delivers molten-salt circuit for solar-research facility

September 25, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Norbert Anger, Site Manager of MAN Energy Solutions in Deggendorf, said: “Already today, renewable sources supply almost 50% of the German electricity mix with this set to rise to at least 65% by 2030. Storage solutions will therefore play an […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewable Revolution Can Fundamentally Alter Energy-River Equation

March 30, 2018

Via: Forbes

What was supposed to be the highlight of my recent trip to Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River wasn’t happening. But even though my lower back ached from an hour of hunching forward in a narrow canoe, my legs awkwardly jammed into the […]