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A survey has come out this )] TJ ET BT 61.016 414.266 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(week saying most people )] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 164.561 414.266 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(do not want to live)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.18 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 164.561 413.114 m 237.101 413.114 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 237.101 414.266 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [( next to a modular nuclear power station. The idea of modular nuclear power )] TJ ET BT 61.016 403.277 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(is that you build lots of small reactors with outputs somewhere in the order of 300-440MWp. There are a number of )] TJ ET BT 61.016 392.288 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(supposed advantages. By building nuclear reactors en mass then you get economies of scale. Some people \(naive in my )] TJ ET BT 61.016 381.299 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(view\) think they could be flown into disaster areas \(see recent news for examples\) to provide emergency power. Some )] TJ ET BT 61.016 370.310 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(designs claim to be passive and would require either less staff - or wait for it none at all! The last advantage and why )] TJ ET BT 61.016 359.321 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(people such as George Monbiot \(and I think the British Government\) support them and have provided 250 million for )] TJ ET BT 61.016 348.332 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(initial research is that they claim they could use up the nuclear waste at Sellafield. OK now its time to get real. The )] TJ ET BT 61.016 337.343 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(problems that nuclear power have are not going to be wiped out by modular nuclear power plants. The same issues of )] TJ ET BT 61.016 326.354 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(cost and waste still exist. In the link above its reckoned the cost could be as low as 6p/unit by 2028 with production of 40-)] TJ ET BT 61.016 315.365 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(70 units. However with the cutting the edge of offshore wind coming in at less than this now much less in ten years time )] TJ ET BT 61.016 304.376 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(then even with "mass production" nuclear still cannot compete on cost. The next problem is where to put them. When the )] TJ ET BT 61.016 293.387 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(government started looking at new nuclear they did consider new green field sites. The public's concern arises from the )] TJ ET BT 61.016 282.398 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(suspicion that these small reactors are going to planted in urban areas. New non-nuclear sites such as old coal fired )] TJ ET BT 61.016 271.409 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(power stations are under consideration. The final problem is that many of the designs, if not most are generation IV )] TJ ET BT 61.016 260.420 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(designs which are untried and untested. The golden rule of nuclear is cost rise as delays set in. Building small is unlikely )] TJ ET BT 61.016 249.431 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(to change this. Renewables coupled with cheap energy storage have won the day and the sooner the nuclear dreamers )] TJ ET BT 61.016 238.442 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(realise this the better. PS the mock up picture on the lobbying organisations website does not look that small a building )] TJ ET BT 61.016 227.453 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(anyway. 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