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Small power systems safer than nuclear

The limits of nuclear power , The Ottawa Citizen , by Kate Heartfield 30 Dec 09 “……………The very quality that makes a nuclear power plant so attractive — its size — is also a major flaw. A small windfarm might not provide much power, but it can go up easily in a few years, and is inexpensive enough to be accessible to a variety of companies.
Small power is flexible and nimble; big power is not. A nuclear plant is also one big single point of failure for the grid. I also worry about waste storage — not an insoluble problem, but a problem nonetheless. And then there are the environmental consequences of uranium mining.

The limits of nuclear power – The Ed Board blog

December 1, 2009 - Posted by | 1, 2 WORLD |

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