The Future of Nuclear Power
- Power failure. Coupe, George; Coppinger, Rob // Engineer (00137758);11/07/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7639, p8
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- Section 8. Nuclear Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;Jan2003, p111
Focuses on electric power generation by nuclear energy in the United States. Net generation in October 2002; Number of operable nuclear generating units; Construction permits for additional units; Capacity factor; Nuclear share of electricity net generation.
- Nuclear Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;Nov2004, p117
Provides information about the nuclear energy sector in the U.S. Share of electricity net generation; Conversion of the shippingport into a light-water breeder reactor; Total operable units and net summer capacity of operable units.
- Comeback king. Webb, Chris // International Power Generation;Apr2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p29
Focuses on the debate among lawmakers in Great Britain regarding the proposed nuclear power plant development. Factors that influence the British government to consider nuclear energy; Comparative electricity generating cost projections for 2010; Arguments of the opponents of the proposed...
- Czechs to push for nuclear future amid low power prices. // Energy Today (Hungary);10/15/2013, p4
The article reports on the plan to increase nuclear power production despite low power prices in the Czech Republic in 2013.
- Italy confirms nuclear power will return. // Utility Week;5/30/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p16
The article reports that Italy's minister of economic development, Claudio Scajola, has confirmed his government's plans to reverse a ban on nuclear energy dating back to 1987. In that year Italians voted to close several nuclear power plants and ban the construction of new ones. But since then...
- You can't steer looking backwards: Nuclear in the North. Robinson, David // Northern Ontario Business;May2006, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p4
The article focuses on the proposed development of nuclear power plants in Northern Ontario. According to environmentalists, nuclear power is the only technology ready to fill the electric supply gap and stop carbon dioxide loading of the atmosphere. The author believes that nuclear power plants...
- Design a nuclear future. Van Rensburg, Cobus // International Power Generation;May2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p21
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) can be used to model nuclear power production and predict the temperature profiles in a reactor. Gas cooled reactors, utilizing helium as coolant, are seen as the future of nuclear power generation. The safety features offered by this technology together with...
- UK gearing up for nuclear revival. // New Scientist;11/12/2005, Vol. 188 Issue 2525, p29
The article reports that in a clear sign that Great Britain is gearing up to build more nuclear power stations, a Â£6.1 million research programme has been launched to investigate reactor designs. Research Councils UK wants to find ways of making reactors safer. The programme will also look at...