€24m contract for 'first' reactor driven by particle accelerator

The Belgian nuclear research centre SCK-CEN has awarded a €24 million (£20.4 million) contract to three companies to design part of a new nuclear research reactor. It’s set to be the ‘first’ prototype reactor in the world to be driven by a particle accelerator when it becomes fully operational in 2024-25. The ‘Multi-purpose Hybrid Research […]