Nuclear is not an energy panacea, nor are renewables

Wilcox, Jeremy
February 2008
Modern Power Systems;Feb2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p9
The author reflects on the issue concerning nuclear economics and renewable energy. The environmentalists believe that future green energy solutions are counteracted by the adoption of nuclear power. He argues that nuclear economics are more significant than the impact of nuclear build on renewable energy. He considers nuclear as a small part of the energy solution. He suggests that the real investment should be in clean coal if the energy gap is to be plugged and emissions reduced.


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