Research and analysis

Market and technical assessment of Micro Nuclear Reactors

Independent report on Micro Nuclear Reactors, their key characteristics and an assessment of the market and regulatory challenges.


Market and Technical Assessment of Micro Nuclear Reactors

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This report outlines the key technological characteristics of Micro Nuclear Reactors (MNRs) and assesses the associated market and regulatory challenges. MNRs are a sub-group of Small Modular Reactors which are under ~30 MW in size.

Since this project, some work has progressed, including the launch of the Advanced Modular Reactor competition.

Published 22 March 2019