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I refer to your article regarding the disposal of radioactive material (NCE last week).

Why not encapsulate the material in concrete blocks, form these into banks and then raise and lower them to take in and release energy from wind farms and other sources in times of surplus/need, similar to pumped storage hydro schemes.

A real engineering challenge would be provided by the need to provide equipment which would last for the timespans required.

RW Miller (M), Millar Street, Glassford, Lanarkshire, ML10 6TD

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