Norway considering Thorium reactors

Article from treehugger.com about Norway considering Thorium reactors •There is no danger of a melt-down like the Chernobyl reactor•It produces minimal radioactive waste•It can burn Plutonium waste from traditional nuclear reactors with additional energy output•It is not suitable for the production of weapon grade materials•The energy contained in one kilogram of Thorium equals that of …

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Thorium reactors again

Another summary of the benefits of Thorium nuclear reactors. This from the Uranium information center in Australia Some of the listed benefits:– Thorium is much more abundant in nature than uranium. – Thorium can also be used as a nuclear fuel through breeding to uranium-233 (U-233). – When this thorium fuel cycle is used, much …

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Thorium reactors for earth and moon

Thorium reactors could be 5 times cheaper than natural gas energy, be meltdown resistant, be able to destroy old long lived radioactive waste, and involve no readily usable weapons grade material. Thanks to Futurepundit for his article on this The amount of energy per kg of thorium is huge: 11 million kW-hr per kg.Besides having …

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