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Thorium Power

177 Share Facebook 400 Share Twitter 0 Share LinkedIn 0 Share Email Home / Information Library / Current and Future Generation / Thorium Thorium(Updated February 2017) Thorium is more abundant in nature than uranium. It is fertile rather than fissile, and can only be used as a fuel in conjunction with a fissile material such as recycled plutonium. Thorium fuels can breed fissile uranium-233 to be used in various kinds of nuclear reactors. Molten salt reactors are well suited to thorium fuel, as normal fuel fabrication is […]

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