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It will obviously take a combination of all possible energy sources to completely replace nuclear
That said I do not mind nuclear, especially in Germany where there pretty much can't be earthquakes
This is definitely a re-election strategy, just like Obama's questionable Bin Laden stint
Fusion research most definitely should go on, and I agree that we need new reactors.

Solar is making huge strides, capacity is doubling every few years, and prices are dropping
If every German had solar roofs, and maybe a wind turbine [LOL] in their back yard while the city employs farms of all 3, it can be done, if everyone does their part in conservation

Germans are very into this and I do believe they can pull it off, while USA has a much harder battle to face
Yeah it's possible... But in 10 years? I think it's a stretch.

imo they should keep the nuclear reactors and start phasing out the fossil fuel energy production. When they've reduced that it would be the time to try and reduce nuclear as well.

And yeah fusion ftw. moar research needed
 
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Geo Thermal and Fission is the next frontier.
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To all of you making fun of Germany I suggest you educate yourselves first. Germany is one of the biggest investors in solar energy. It's nowhere close to being even 50% of their total energy but they are installing new systems very quickly.
    
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I don't see this as a good idea, but it is understandable,
even with a brand new reactor, placed far away from any potential natural disaster,
1 B2 bomber could send the plant into a melt down, or a hijacked 777 plane...
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Ok, so Germany's solution to their energy needs is to switch to "Unicorn power" or "Fairy dust" I guess?? Fact is there is no magical energy solution to provide enough power to an industrialized country like Germany that is totally renewable, safe, and clean. You either burn coal, natural gas, or use nuclear power. Period.

This shameless attempt by the anti-nuclear lobby to use the Japanese tragedy to further their political goals is ridiculous. Fukishima was not a nuclear failure but a massive natural disaster. The plant was totally safe until a once in 100 year earthquake followed by a massive tsunami destroyed everything in its path. This was not a fault of nuclear energy and does not automatically make nuclear energy "unsafe"....
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Near the ocean is bad for an earthquake ridden country. It was the flooding that killed the plant, not the earthquake.
Nuclear power plants are supposed to be safe. Many nuclear power plants in the USA are built next to the ocean.

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GE builds everything.
There are other nuclear power plant designs not by GE.
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Sigh.

Greenpeace idiots are fail.

It's the eco nuts and anti-nuclear folks who caused this whole mess, by stopping new, much safer reactors from being built, forcing utility companies to prolong the life of the far less safe first gen reactors. They're also the ones who have delayed and finally halted construction of nuclear waste storage sites like Yucca Mountain, forcing nuclear plants to store their waste on site, much less securely and safely than it would be stored in an actual facility built for that purpose.


Way to go guys. Way to go.
You sir, have said it all.
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Kinda strange?! Unless they have some ultimate wind turbine or solar panel the size of Belgium.
Ever flown to berlin? i have 10-30 minutes before landing you can see over
3,000 windmills .
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Germany was already planning on switching to 100% electricity by renewable energy anyway. Note that the article was dated July 7, 2010.

This was not a knee-jerk reaction by the Germans in response to the Fukushima disaster. They were already heavily invested in wind, solar, etc.
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Germany was already planning on switching to 100% electricity by renewable energy anyway. Note that the article was dated July 7, 2010.

This was not a knee-jerk reaction by the Germans in response to the Fukushima disaster. They were already heavily invested in wind, solar, etc.
thank you, i expected many people already knew this, but i should have known better

Merkel IS trying to spin HER image, but Germans were always behind this from the get-go
    
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