Dow, the world leader in materials science, and X-energy, a nuclear energy innovation company, announced that they have signed a letter of intent that will help Dow meet its emissions reduction targets. of carbon.
Dow and X-energy will collaborate to deploy X-energy’s Xe-100 high-temperature gas-fired reactor technology at one of Dow’s U.S. Gulf Coast sites, expected to be operational by 2030 about. The Xe-100 plant would provide carbon-free, cost-competitive process heat and power to the Dow plant. Dow also intends to take a minority stake in X-energy, working with the company to deploy small modular nuclear technology.