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The Natrium Reactor and Energy Storage System (Original Post) BootinUp Tuesday OP
When is the USA going to start building these facilities below ground where they can't be bombed or BComplex Tuesday #1
Two questions Bmoboy Tuesday #2
I am just seeing this tech and all, but BootinUp Tuesday #3
Check this out vanamonde Tuesday #4
is this still fission et tu Tuesday #5
Good ol' fission. Nt BootinUp Tuesday #6
thank you et tu Tuesday #7
Not likely. If we are to make significant BootinUp Tuesday #8
As I've pointed out in other threads, if we build these reactors we don't need wind or solar power. hunter 18 hrs ago #9

BComplex

(8,231 posts)
1. When is the USA going to start building these facilities below ground where they can't be bombed or
Tue Jun 11, 2024, 10:36 AM
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sabotaged? We've seen what russia has done to nuclear power plants in Ukraine during their war of aggression. And we've seen what saboteurs have done to power stations in the USA. We need to start protecting our energy infrastructure somehow.

I also think it would be a great idea for every home/apartment building/office building to start having its own power source wherever possible. Government subsidies would be great in that regard.

If shopping centers would start having solar panels on parking area covered parking, it would keep everyones cars from being roasted, AND provide power to the shopping centers.

On edit: BTW, this power plant depicted in the video is genius!

BootinUp

(47,373 posts)
3. I am just seeing this tech and all, but
Tue Jun 11, 2024, 10:54 AM
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On the first question I would say start the reactor, slowly maybe.

On the second question, as long as the water in your question is at atmospheric pressure it will just evaporate before getting very close to the very hot Liquid Metal.

BootinUp

(47,373 posts)
8. Not likely. If we are to make significant
Tue Jun 11, 2024, 04:38 PM
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Progress against the effects of climate change it will have to be by using fission reactors.

hunter

(38,467 posts)
9. As I've pointed out in other threads, if we build these reactors we don't need wind or solar power.
Fri Jun 14, 2024, 03:08 PM
18 hrs ago

Nobody wants to say that out loud, but I think it's a good thing.

Large scale wind and solar developments on previously undeveloped land and seascapes are environmentally destructive obscenities that will only prolong our dependence on fossil fuels, especially natural gas.


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