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Safer, smaller, more efficient, the next generation of nuclear power is on the horizon – but not much closer. What it is Next-generation nuclear aims to address the various safety, sustainability, efficiency, and cost issues that afflict older reactors, many of which are scheduled to be shut down in the coming years. 1 “Too cheap to meter?” How it works Most of the current-generation nuclear reactors (Gen II & III) 2 use Light Water Reactor (LWR) designs. 3 Their nuclear reactor core contains uranium undergoing controlled chain-reactions of nuclear fission. Water
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