Liquid-Fluoride Thorium Reactor (LFTR)

Liquid fluoride thorium reactors could provide safer form of nuclear energy to solve the worlds growing energy problems. With ongoing research in nuclear waste recycling thorium reactors could play a critical role in our move away from crude oil based fuels.

The LFTR is unique, having a hot liquid core thus eliminating fuel fabrication costs and the need for a large reactor. It cannot have a nuclear meltdown and is so safe that typical control rods are not required at all. This design topples all the conventional arguments against conventional energy sources in such areas as:

* Waste Production
* Safety
* Proliferation
* Capital Costs and Location
* Environmental Impact
* Social Acceptance
* Flexibility
* Grid Infrastructure
* Efficiency

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