Commissioner Tim Echols wrote this article on a recent trip to MELOX, AREVA’s MOX facility in southern France. Echols serves on the Georgia Public Service Commission and believes nuclear energy can and should be recycled.
How many of us have not had this culinary group experience? Someone tried to get us to eat alligator, frog legs, rabbit or some other protein source, with a promise that it would taste like chicken.
The same thing is going on in the energy world right now. Here's how.
In a world where carbon dioxide has become somehow toxic, carbon-free energy sources are sought after all over the world. Solar, wind, and hydro are the chicken. They are usually what come to mind.
But one other source vies for recognition as well. That, of course, is nuclear energy. It's the other white meat, so to speak.
But protein is protein. Renewable nuclear energy, which can be recycled, has great value and should be encouraged.
Here are five things policy makers can do to enhance the taste of nuclear energy.