Summary for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project in Review

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This paper reports on the major progress that the NGNP Project has made toward developing and commercializing the HTGR technology. Significant R&D progress has been made in addressing key technical issues for qualification of the HTGR fuel and graphite, codification of high temperature materials and verification and validation of design codes. Work is also progressing in heat transfer/transport design and testing and in development of the high temperature steam electrolysis hydrogen production process. A viable licensing strategy has been formulated in coordination with the NRC and DOE. White papers covering key licensing issues have been and will continue to be ... continued below

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Demick, L.E. September 1, 2010.

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This paper reports on the major progress that the NGNP Project has made toward developing and commercializing the HTGR technology. Significant R&D progress has been made in addressing key technical issues for qualification of the HTGR fuel and graphite, codification of high temperature materials and verification and validation of design codes. Work is also progressing in heat transfer/transport design and testing and in development of the high temperature steam electrolysis hydrogen production process. A viable licensing strategy has been formulated in coordination with the NRC and DOE. White papers covering key licensing issues have been and will continue to be submitted and necessary discussions of these key issues have begun with the NRC. Continued government support is needed to complete the Project objectives as established in the 2005 Energy Policy Act.

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  • Report No.: INL/EXT-10-19142
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-05ID14517
  • DOI: 10.2172/991914 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 991914
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1013085

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Demick, L.E. Summary for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project in Review, report, September 1, 2010; Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1013085/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.