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The economic impact of the proposed demonstration plant for the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor design

The economic impact of the proposed demonstration plant for the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor design

Thomas, Stephen (2005) The economic impact of the proposed demonstration plant for the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor design. Discussion Paper. PSIRU, London, UK.

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Abstract

This report examines the history of the South African Pebble Bed Modular Reactor, a new design of nuclear power plant. It illustrates the serious delays in developing the design and the huge increases in cost of the technology.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pebble Bed Modular Reactor, electricity, nuclear technology, nuclear power, South Africa, cost, economic analysis
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW) > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
Faculty of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
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Last Modified: 13 Feb 2020 15:39
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/3637

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