Nuclear power eyes global expansion
- Will nuclear power pay for itself? Paine, Jeffrey R. // Social Science Journal;1996, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p459
Discusses the economic aspects of nuclear power in the United States. Analysis of historical data covering capital, fuel, operations, maintenance, decommissioning and waste disposal costs from 1953 to 1991; Projections of future costs and revenues; Analysis of the projections.
- Nuclear power needs to remain central to our energy mix. Todd Whitman, Christine // Hill;11/16/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 159, p36
The author discusses the need for the U.S. to make some serious choices about the energy it wants to power its economy for the 21st century by pushing nuclear power to be a central part of the electricity generation mix.
- French nuclear still competitive. // International Power Generation;Sep2000, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p6
Cites a report on energy policy options for the French prime minister which has made clear that nuclear energy is likely to maintain its economic competitiveness through 2050.
- Brave New World Revisited. Froggatt, Antony; Rankine, Kerry // Ecologist;Dec99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p464
Investigates the implications of biotechnology and nuclear technology. Collapse of the illusion of the economic viability of nuclear power; Report by financial analysts at Deutsche Bank on genetically modified organisms; Similarities between genetic engineering and nuclear power.
- India's tryst with the N-deal. Pereira, Neelam // Current Science (00113891);10/10/2008, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p821
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about the nuclear energy agreement in India in the previous issue.
- Greenpeace: French nuclear more costly than renewables by 2020. // Energy Today (Hungary);6/13/2014, p5
The article discusses the statement made by environmental organization Greenpeace on higher cost of nuclear power source in 2020 due to the needed upgrade in energy supplier EDF's 58 nuclear reactors, photovoltaic price fall in 2019 and France's atomic energy use reduction to 50% in 2025.
- South Africa's Folly. Hecht, Marjorie Mazel // 21st Century Science & Technology;2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p4
The article discusses the economic impact of the Cabinet's decision to stop financing the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR) project in South Africa. According to the author, the PBMR as a science driver could create mission for the country at the frontiers of nuclear science and engineering. It...
- THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ENERGY SECURITY AND NUCLEAR ENERGY IN JORDAN. EL-ANIS, IMAD // Central European Journal of International & Security Studies;Mar2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p23
In 2007 the Jordanian government announced its intention to build one nuclear power plant by 2015 and a number of others by 2030. The objective of this nuclear energy programme was to provide a sustainable domestic energy supply and relieve the burden of reliance on external energy sources. This...
- STUDY PUTS NUCLEAR POWER COSTS COMPETITIVE WITH COAL AND GAS. Blankinship, Steve // Power Engineering;Nov2004, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p64
Reports on the results of a study by the University of Chicago that examined the economic competitiveness of nuclear power. Comparison of the levelized cost of electricity for coal and gas-fired production; Principal economic barrier to nuclear power; Components of the early plant costs for the...