An energy strategy that can take the heat

At first, it sounds ominous: Molten salts, heated to 600 or even 900 °C (about 1,700°F, pumped through the pipes surrounding a nuclear reactor. But a molten salt mixture may make a smart substitute for water to extract heat from nuclear reactors—or thermal solar power plants—and deliver it to turbines to generate electricity.

Source: Phys.org – Energy & Green Tech News

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