TITLE

Fukushima: India at crossroads

AUTHOR(S)
Chokshi, Atul H.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Current Science (00113891);6/10/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 11, p1603
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on various issues related to nuclear power plants such as safety, cost, and public debate, as well as on the need for nuclear power in India. It says that new designs of plants use risk assessments following the accident in Fukushima, Japan. It adds that the cost of nuclear power will increase due to several factors such as safety-related modifications and reduction in the costs of renewable energy, and the need for doctors and other medical personnel for nuclear emergency.
ACCESSION #
63019689

 

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