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Danish startup to supply the world with more nuclear power

Denmark's Seaborg Technologies thinks it has designed a cheap and safe nuclear reactor. The company has big ambitions, and its CEO says it aims to eventually surpass Vestas.

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A group of entrepreneurs in Denmark are promoting a novel nuclear reactor design suitable for mass production and has been developing the technology in the country since 2015 through their company, Seaborg Technologies.

The group, which consists of nuclear physicists, chemists and engineers, has come up with a technology that can burn spent nuclear fuel waste and be cooled by a combination of molten salt and a pinch of sodium hydroxide – a cocktail they think can provide a cheaper and safer atomic power source. The company aims to sell more reactors than Vestas supplies wind turbines, reports Danish daily Berlingske.

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