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A micro nuclear reactor in your garden?

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According to The Guardian New Mexico-based Hyperion Power Generation is already receiving firm orders and expects to deliver about 4,000 "individual" nuclear power plants between 2013 and 2023. The nuclear reactors are expected to be small enough to be carried by truck and buried in a garden. It also said that it has a six-year waiting list. So if you want such a micro nuclear reactor, don’t expect to receive it by 2014.


Credit: Hyperion Power Generation