How Nuclear Power Technology Will Adapt to Water Shortages

Jeff Siegel

Written By Jeff Siegel

Updated May 15, 2024

Hydroelectric power has long been a reliable source of electricity.

Compared with coal, oil, and gas, it’s much cleaner, and, because the actual resource — water — doesn’t have to be mined or transported by humans, it’s extremely efficient…

Unless, of course, there’s no water.

Nowhere is this more apparent than in China, where drought conditions have forced the Middle Kingdom to rely more on coal, solar, and wind to make up for the shortfall in hydroelectric generation.

And because harsh and prolonged drought conditions are becoming the new normal, it is likely that hydroelectric power may start losing some market share in the overall energy economy.

Of course, hydroelectric power isn’t the only source of electricity that requires vast amounts of water to operate safely. 

Nuclear power also requires a large amount of water up to 1 billion gallons per day for larger nuclear power plants. This is why nuclear power plants are often built near oceans, lakes, and rivers.

The water is basically used as a coolant; in a situation where the cooling process fails, the temperature of the reactor core can become too high, thus resulting in a meltdown.

So this presents a peculiar situation as nuclear power expansion is happening all across the globe while extreme drought conditions are increasing.

Fortunately, today’s nuclear power technology is far superior to the nuclear power technology we’ve relied upon for the past 60 years and unlike those older nuclear reactors, these new reactors don’t require water for their processes.

The new reactors are called small modular reactors (SMRs), and not only can they operate without water (or need to be located near an ocean, lake, or river) but they’re also far cheaper to build and operate than traditional nuclear reactors. 

Make no mistake: SMRs are the future of the nuclear power industry. For investors, however, the money isn’t in the reactors themselves. The money is in the fuel, which is called "Tri-Fuel 238."

If you're unfamiliar, "Tri-Fuel 238" is the "Holy Grail" for the nuclear industry.

It’s 40,835 times more powerful than natural gas, 67,389 times more potent than gasoline, and it's completely emission-free.

It's also so cheap to produce that it undercuts every other form of energy on the planet.

Wind, solar, conventional nuclear power, oil, gas, coal, you name it "Tri-Fuel 238" beats everything else we’ve ever used when it comes to cost, efficiency, power density, and even environmental sustainability.

It really has NO downside.

That’s why I’m sharing this special investor presentation that not only explains exactly what "Tri-Fuel 238" is, but why there’s so much money to be made in it.

Bottom line: The global energy economy is in full transition, and "Tri-Fuel 238" is absolutely going to play a huge part — so you might as well make a few bucks while this plays out. I know I am.

To a new way of life and a new generation of wealth…

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