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    Lightbulb At last – The Planet is Saved!

    Let’s all have one of THESE and close all those horrible power stations.

    Could produce warmth too.
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    Default Re: At last – The Planet is Saved!

    God no.
    Even if it was capable, like we need nuclear meltdowns in our wee country. Chernobyl anyone?
    Or Fukushima perhaps.....seeing as we have earthquakes too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    God no.
    Even if it was capable, like we need nuclear meltdowns in our wee country. Chernobyl anyone?
    Or Fukushima perhaps.....seeing as we have earthquakes too.
    Did you not read it is a Fusion Reactor not fission??
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    "working nuclear fusion reactor"

    Yea right, the magic bullet that so many have been trying to find for so long?

    What he has anyone with a couple of brain cells, some good youtube tutorial skills etc, and a $50 bunnings gift voucher could achieve.

    I agree, NZ is not the place for nuclear, far too volatile a country - chuck it in the deserts of Aus where noone lives for bumfu*k miles away and no natural disasters (outside of excessive heating has occurred).

    Don't want to rain shame on a young lad giving something a go, but this article is a pile of **** that does sweet bugger all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bozo View Post

    I agree, NZ is not the place for nuclear, far too volatile a country - chuck it in the deserts of Aus where noone lives for bumfu*k miles away and no natural disasters (outside of excessive heating has occurred).
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    It was a serious option being considered for NZ some years back , they even had a site they planned to build it on.
    But, it was too expensive & NZ simply couldnt afford it. Lucky us :-)

    You need more than one nuke reactor to make it economically worthwhile, as you need to build the infrastructure the goes with it .
    The original reason the US UK & Soviet Russia built them was to make plutonium for bombs . Thats why Iran wanted a Nuclear Reactor , and why Israel bombed Iraqs reactor before it was finished .

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1101 View Post
    It was a serious option being considered for NZ some years back , they even had a site they planned to build it on.
    But, it was too expensive & NZ simply couldnt afford it. Lucky us :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1101 View Post
    It was a serious option being considered for NZ some years back , they even had a site they planned to build it on.
    But, it was too expensive & NZ simply couldnt afford it. Lucky us :-)
    The Coal Fired decommissioned Power Station that was at Meremere was designed to be converted to Gas or Nuclear but it never happened.

    I think they built Huntly instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by B.M. View Post
    The Coal Fired decommissioned Power Station that was at Meremere was designed to be converted to Gas or Nuclear but it never happened.

    I think they built Huntly instead.
    Was also supposed to be converted to burn Auckland's waste but the greenies killed it. Popular method in Sweden of getting rid of rubbish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paulw View Post
    Was also supposed to be converted to burn Auckland's waste but the greenies killed it. Popular method in Sweden of getting rid of rubbish.
    Absolutely right Paul.

    I’d forgotten about that and I think it was even tried successfully.
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    Default Re: At last – The Planet is Saved!

    Is it April 1st?

    This is supposedly fusion not fission which is the dirty one.
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