That Time We Almost Built 8 Gigawatt-class Floating Nuclear Power Plants • Discoverology

That Time We Almost Built 8 Gigawatt-class Floating Nuclear Power Plants

In 1969, at the height of the First Nuclear Era, an engineer at New Jersey’s PSE&G utility company named Richard Eckert wondered, what if huge nuclear plants could be built in serial at a production facility, put on a barge, and floated to sites out at sea?

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