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Rosatom Advances on its Helium-Cooled HTGR Project

Rosatom, Russia's state nuclear energy corporation, made significant progress in its development of High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (HTGR) technology by completing crucial reactor tests and committing to the exclusive use of Russian technology. The organisation aims to integrate HTGRs into engineering a nuclear power station, specifically designed for the large-scale production of hydrogen, utilising helium as the primary coolant. Given Russia's recent ramp up of its helium facilities, Rosatom should be able to easily source helium from the domestic market.

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