The Teplator is a design for a heavy water moderated nuclear reactor which runs on used fuel assemblies (i.e. spent nuclear fuel) from light water reactors (such as PWRs or BWRs), extracting further energy from the fuel and producing low temperature heat for district heating applications.
|Cutaway illustration of the reactor||Schematic of the system|
- Teplator website
- Czech researchers develop revolutionary nuclear heating plant Luboš Palata; Deutsche Welle; 7 Apr 2021