Bellefonte Update

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TVA's Bellefonte in the news
http://www.startribune.com/nevada-company-to-pursue-purchase-of-unfinished-nuke/378398861/ [Broken]

...Phoenix Energy of Nevada, said in an email interview the company wants to use the mothballed Bellefonte Nuclear Plant site as the base for a new, non-nuclear generation method.

The company has developed a system that uses electromagnetic induction energy fields to heat water indirectly and produce steam that would turn turbines and generate electricity at Bellefonte...
Does anyone know anything about this "electromagnetic induction" idea? After a quick review of the Phoenix website, it looks like over-unity hokum to me.
 
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It looks hokey.
 
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It sounds like a PMM to me too. Heating water with electromagnetic induction (which can be done) in order to generate electricity can't possibly produce surplus energy. It strikes me that it is likely the person proposing it doesn't understand that an induction heater uses electrical energy....a confusion we see here a lot.

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