Friday, September 30, 2011

Flibe Energy in the UK, part 1: DECC and AMR

Part 1 out a 3 part series.
  1. The UK is planning to shut down most of their advanced gas-cooled nuclear reactors over the next decade, along with a great number of their coal-fired power generation facilities. [ comment: they will need a replacement source of energy]
  2. Flibe Energy travelled to the United Kingdom to participate in the launch of the Weinberg Foundation, a new non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to the advancement of thorium and the fluid-fuelled reactor. [ comment: link to a video of Sorensen's group meeting with members of Parliament over lunch, and a session of the House of Lords]
  3. Finally we came to the highlight of the day and the true reason for our trip to the UK–the “launch” of the Weinberg Foundation in the River Room of the Palace of Westminster.  Energy Future: Guest Kirk Sorensen speaks at Weinberg Foundation Launch 

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