Prepare the Plan and Plan to Prepare
It sounded better than, “Those who fail to plan…” We may not have a working reactor at this time, but understanding the climate of public perception and miss-perception about the many aspects of fusion needs to be planned for. Distancing the public’s perception from current Fission reactors will be a major undertaking in public relations. They may think, “Oh, you’re just replacing a reactor with a new one. What about radiation and waste?”
Part of your research needs to ask the question. “What do you know about…?” Guaranteed it will be twisted and clouded by someone who doesn’t like your success. Why do you think big oil and big electric are on a marathon of advertising about how we all think alike. I don’t think that way at all.
What is the (actual) installation cost per Kilowatt of a: (approx)
(overnight cost) Nuclear 525 MW facility?($16,807 DOE est.) What are your long term waste storage costs? _________
Per kilowatt of a 5MW wind turbine? (_____) And, what is its efficiency rating. (______)
Per kilowatt of a 1 Kilowatt solar installation at a residence?($7,000.00 to 9,000.00 after rebates) And, what is its efficiency rating?(18%). ($7,000.00 to 9,000.00 after rebates)
Per kilowatt of a 5MW Focus Fusion facility?
They will want to know the bottom line when it comes time.