28 July, 2006

Heat Wave Shows Limits of Nuclear Energy ...

And, the Western Cape is apparently not the only region with Nuclear Reactor woes!

Here is an interesting article on the nuclear situation in Europe as a result of the current heatwave.

Are our Koeberg nuclear reactors on the coast cooled by sea water or fresh water? Sea water I guess. Or is sea water so corrosive it is used to cool a closed freshwater cooling system that actually cools the reactors themselves?