Reply to post: Re: RET plan

18 seconds that blacked out South Australia

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Re: RET plan

It shouldn't be beyond Australia to be able to enrich the ore to fuel if required. This would be a small cost compared to building a power station in the first place. We must be getting fuel from somewhere for the Lucas Heights reactor. Worst case, just buy enriched fuel from somewhere else.

Alternatively, build a reactor such as a CANDU or Magnox that doesn't require enriched fuel.

There should at least be a high level discussion of nuclear power to see if it can provide a useful contribution to Australias power needs, but it just seems to be a taboo subject and is completely off the table.

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