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Puerto Rico / US-Sponsored Study Says Small Reactors Could Bring Energy Security To Caribbean Island

By David Dalton
22 May 2020

‘Only nuclear can provide zero-emission baseload power’
US-Sponsored Study Says Small Reactors Could Bring Energy Security To Caribbean Island
Puertoo Rico: SMRs and microreactors could help replace generation lost with the scheduled retirement of 74% of the the island’s aging generation fleet.
Advanced nuclear reactors provide a combination of reduced electricity costs, zero-emission baseload electricity and minimal dependency on fuel imports that could lead to “a strong degree of energy security and reliability” much needed for a robust manufacturing and industrial sector in Puerto Rico, a report concludes.

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