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- Nuclear Technology's Numerous Uses. Waltar, Alan E. // Issues in Science & Technology;Spring2004, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p48
Discusses the benefits of nuclear technology in the U.S. Sterilization of medical equipment; Improvement of agricultural practices; Development of industrial applications; Increase in public safety.
- America's Power Grid: Building for the Future. Kuhn, Thomas R. // Ripon Forum;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p20
The article discusses the author's views in building the future of the American people with reliable, affordable, and environmentally-friendly electric power supply. It tells that expansion and upgrading of electric infrastructures to meet the needs of businesses and families will require...
- Nucleus of the problem. // Finweek;7/30/2009, p41
The article reports on the implication of the expected 2.5% annual increase in energy consumption in South Africa. It states that this expected increase in energy consumption, which is due to electricity shortages, would allow the nuclear power industry to have a positive future. The country's...
- Nuclear Energy: An Overview. Watts, Christine // Australia Points of View: Nuclear Energy;2016, p1
General information regarding nuclear energy is presented. The author reviews the process by which nuclear power is produced, debate concerning the benefits and dangers of nuclear power as an alternative energy source, and the use of nuclear power in worldwide electricity production. Research...
- Section 10. International Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;Aug2001, p135
Presents tabular and graphical representations of world energy resources as of May 2001. World crude oil production during the month; Petroleum consumption in all Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development member countries; Electricity generated through nuclear generating units.
- Executive Summary. // United States Power Report;2011, p6
The article presents an outlook for the U.S. power industry in 2010. It forecasts an increase in the country's power consumption and an increase in the gas-fired generation from an estimated 847 terawatt-hour (TWh) to 930 TWH. The U.S. nuclear generation in 2010 is expected to reach 833 TWH by...
- Point: Nuclear Energy is a Viable Energy Option. Squires, Morgan // Australia Points of View: Nuclear Energy;2016, p2
The article presents an argument for the use of nuclear energy in Australia. The author argues that Australia's energy needs are not met by its reserves of fossil fuels, particularly coal, and that nuclear energy provides an environmentally sound alternative. Australia's uranium deposits, carbon...
- Section 1. Energy Overview. // Monthly Energy Review;May2004, p1
Presents graphs and charts about the energy production and consumption of the United States for February 2004. Increase in the production of conventional hydroelectric power; Decrease in the consumption of nuclear electric power; Increase in net imports of energy.
- Time for a reassessment. Nadis, Steven J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1980, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p37
The article reports on issues concerning the increasing dependence on nuclear energy for producing electric power and as a potential energy source. Though nuclear energy is considered as a potential energy source to replace the dependence on imported oil, however widespread safety deficiencies...