A growing number of companies hope to make nuclear power available on a smaller scale, often without the huge, traditional cooling towers. Some of the smallest include:
SOURCES: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Nuclear Energy Institude, NuScale Power, Hyperion Power, TerraPower, Toshiba America | The Washington Post - Sept. 14, 2010
The nuke next door Article | Take a mental stroll through the streets of Anytown, U.S.A. City hall is on your left, the movie theater on your right. Smell the delights from the bakery. And in the distance, there's the gentle steam plume billowing from the cooling tower of the miniature nuclear reactor that powers the quaint ...