The impossible dream
A plan to produce free electricity for South Australia by embracing nuclear waste sounds like a wonderful idea. But it won’t work.
Find out why in this new hard-hitting report The impossible dream. Free electricity sounds too good to be true - it is.
Conservation SA commissioned leading economic think-tank The Australia Institute to analyse the submission of Senator Sean Edwards to the SA Nuclear Royal Commission. Senator Edwards is proposing that South Australia imports 60,000 tonnes of spent nuclear fuel from other countries, and then leaves most of it, 56,000 tonnes, in dry cask storage which is designed for temporary use.
This report is a much-needed dose of reality.
View and download the report here.
Read our media release here.