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Newsom proposes $1.4 billion loan to keep Diablo Canyon running
There is still a chance for California’s last remaining nuclear power plant to stay open.
Last Friday, more than 50 nuclear advocates testified in support of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant at a California Energy Commission workshop. Many spoke of the need for California to shore up its electricity grid in the face of coming heat waves and power outages. Others emphasized that closing the plant, which generates 2.2 GW of electricity and currently provides 8.6 percent of the state’s total supply and about 15 percent of its low-carbon electricity, would be devastating to California’s emission-reduction goals.
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 8 | Number 3 | November 1985 | Pages 2727-2730
Technical Note | Fusion Fuel Cycle | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST85-A24694
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Muon loss to side cycles of muon catalyzed fusion is discussed in a schematic model. Experimentally extracted values for permanent muon loss probability (“muon sticking”) depend on the presence of cycles terminating by formation of unobservable low-energy neutrons.