Introducing ZEUS – A Solid Core Battery Reactor

Our Proprietary Design of ‘ZEUS’ Advanced Portable Microreactor

Design and Safety: The Zeus nuclear microreactor is engineered for safe operation in remote locations. Its ‘walk-away safe’ feature ensures stability and safety, minimizing risks in varied environments. This aspect is critical for ensuring consistent operation without the need for active intervention.

Portability and Adaptability: The modular components fit within standard shipping containers, facilitating transportation to remote sites. This feature enhances its utility in areas where traditional energy infrastructure is not feasible.

Energy Solution for Remote Areas: As an energy solution, Zeus is tailored for locations where conventional power sources are impractical. Its design and functionality offer a reliable power supply, essential for operations in isolated regions.

Versatile Energy Output: The microreactor prototype is designed to harness thermal energy for direct heat applications or to convert it into electric power. This versatility allows for diverse applications, ranging from heating to electricity generation, meeting a wide array of energy needs.

Reliable and Clean Energy: The prototype ensures the provision of reliable and clean electricity. Its design and operational efficiency make it suitable for commercial use, as well as for non-electric applications such as hydrogen fuel production, a growing area of interest in the renewable energy sector.

This prototype represents an innovative solution in the energy market, offering flexibility, reliability, and environmental benefits, making it an attractive option for investors looking at sustainable and future-proof energy technologies.

ZEUS is being developed by leading world experts –

Peter Hosemann, Ph.D.

Head of Nuclear Reactor Design and Materials

James Walker

Head of Nuclear Reactor Development

Microreactor Benefits

  • Seamless integration with renewables within microgrids
  • Can be used for emergency response to help restore power to areas hit by natural disasters
  • A longer core life, operating for up to 20 years without refueling
  • Microreactors have characteristics that enable rapid deployment and removal
  • Microreactors can be “right-sized” to location and are easily scalable

Important Market Developments:

  • INL and the National Reactor Innovation Center (NRIC) are enabling developers by providing technical resources, capabilities and a demonstration site
  • Technology advancements and experience provide improved microreactor designs
  • The U.S. advanced reactor industry is developing several microreactor concepts
  • The federal government is supporting development through funding and legislation
  • Biden’s proposed spending bill includes $555 billion in clean energy investments, incentives and tax credits that would help the country meet its goal of
    reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent by 2030

DOE Microreactor Program

Through cross-cutting research, development and technology demonstration support, by 2025 the Microreactor Program will:
  • Achieve technological breakthroughs for key features of microreactors
  • Enable successful maturations of multiple domestic commercial microreactor technologies
  • Empower initial demonstrations of the next advanced reactor in the U.S
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent by 2030
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