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A nuclear option for mines in the North

Westinghouse's eVinci microreactor could serve as a zero-carbon battery to power northern mines and communities North of 60 Mining News – May 6, 2022

What if remote mines and communities across Alaska and Canada's North could plug into batteries the size of cargo containers that could deliver multi-megawatt levels of zero-carbon electricity for at least eight years without needing a charge?

This is the type of power source Westinghouse Electric is delivering with its eVinci microreactor, a 5-megawatt-electrical power module expected to generate...


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