Status of district heating reactor design in Finland

The webinar was organized by VTT on 15.6.2021.

Low carbon district heating applications are currently a hot topic in Finland and in many other countries. One potential solution to the problem can be small modular reactors (SMR) developed solely to the purpose of heat production. Such a solution simplifies the potential designs compared to electricity production. Needs in different countries can also differ for example in size and climate conditions.

Presentations

LUT Heating Reactor Concept, Juhani Hyvärinen, Professor, LUT

Low-temperature District Heating and Desalination Reactor Technology (LDR), Jaakko Leppänen, Research Professor, VTT

Webinar summary