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New reactor to recycle nuclear waste

w42w42 (538630) writes | more than 7 years ago

Power

w42w42 (538630) writes "This article details a $405-million DOE project to develop a process that can use what is now considered nuclear waste to generate electricity. It is supposed to "...transform nuclear leftovers into fuel for a new breed of reactors. The new reactor/fuel combo, GNEP officials say, could produce up to 100 times as much energy as conventional reactors and could generate 40 percent less waste""

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