Tagged: Alternative Energy

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For many decades, we have been relying on fossil resources to produce liquid fuels such as gasoline, diesel, and many industrial and consumer chemicals for daily use. However, increasing strains on natural resources as well as environmental issues including global warming have triggered a strong interest in developing sustainable ways to obtain fuels and chemicals.
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Reactor

China and Bill Gates discuss nuclear reactor plan | BBC News.

With the Japanese Disaster still fresh in mind and the seeming lack of interest in the United States for nuclear power.  Bill Gate’s firm Terrapower is in discussions with China to build the first disaster proof reactor.  Research in this 4th Generation reactor will take 5 years and could cost more than 1 billion dollars.