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Future hydrogen markets for large-scale hydrogen production systems
Abstract The cost of delivered hydrogen includes production, storage, and distribution. For equal production costs, large users ( > 10 6 m 3 / day ) will favor high-volume centralized hydrogenExpand
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High-Temperature Liquid-Fluoride-Salt Closed-Brayton-Cycle Solar Power Towers
Liquid-fluoride-salt heat transfer fluids are proposed to raise the heat-to-electricity efficiencies of solar power towers to about 50%. The liquid salt would deliver heat from the solar furnace atExpand
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Relative economic incentives for hydrogen from nuclear, renewable, and fossil energy sources
The specific hydrogen market determines the value of hydrogen from different sources. Each hydrogen production technology has its own distinct characteristics. For example, steam reforming of naturalExpand
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Molten-Salt-Cooled Advanced High-Temperature Reactor for Production of Hydrogen and Electricity
Abstract The molten-salt-cooled Advanced High-Temperature Reactor (AHTR) is a new reactor concept designed to provide very high-temperature (750 to 1000°C) heat to enable efficient low-costExpand
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Hybrid systems to address seasonal mismatches between electricity production and demand in nuclear renewable electrical grids
A strategy to enable zero-carbon variable electricity production with full utilization of renewable and nuclear energy sources has been developed. Wind and solar systems send electricity to the grid.Expand
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Hydrogen, nuclear energy, and the advanced high-temperature reactor
Abstract Nuclear energy has been proposed as an energy source to produce hydrogen (H2) from water. An examination of systems issues in this paper indicates that the infrastructure of H2 consumptionExpand
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Goals, Requirements, and Design Implications for the Advanced High-Temperature Reactor
The Advanced High-Temperature Reactor (AHTR), also called the liquid-salt-cooled Very High-Temperature Reactor (LS-VHTR), is a new reactor concept that has been under development for several years.Expand
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Alternative Passive Decay-Heat Systems for the Advanced High-Temperature Reactor
The Advanced High-Temperature Reactor (AHTR) is a low-pressure, liquid-salt- cooled high-temperature reactor for the production of electricity and hydrogen. The high- temperature (950°C) variant isExpand
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Molten-Salt-Reactor Technology Gaps
─ Molten salt reactors (MSRs) are liquid-fuel reactors that can be used for producing electricity or hydrogen as well as burning actinides and producing fissile fuels (breeding). Fissile, fertile,Expand
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