SMRs and other advanced reactors operate without carbon or air pollution emissions and offer operational flexibility that can enable a faster transition to a clean energy economy through:
Enhancing Energy Access – SMRs can be scaled to fit the grid size and load follow with renewable sources to ensure resilient and dispatchable clean power.
Providing Clean Water – SMRs can support critical needs in water stressed areas by providing clean drinking water through desalination.
Powering Heavy Industry – SMRs can support energy-intensive industrial processes, replacing coal or other carbon intensive sources.
Hydrogen Production – SMRs can provide cost-competitive, carbon-free hydrogen production to help decarbonize other energy sectors such as transportation.
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