Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

Germany shows that even if your cost of building a reactor was zero, you could still have the reactor shut down due to other issues.

"Following the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Germany has permanently shut down eight of its 17 reactors and pledged to close the rest by the end of 2022." - Wikipedia

Edit: This might just be because Germany is as close to the Ukraine as California is to Texas. Also removed dumb sentence.




That's a problem caused by politicians. The same could be said of any energy source.




Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: