TITLE

Nuclear power's long farewell?

PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
Chain Reaction;Nov2015, Issue 125, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the "World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2015 (WNISR)". Topics discussed include countries operating nuclear power plants excluding the reactors closed in Japan, nuclear power's share of global commercial primary energy production and electricity from non-hydro renewables than from nuclear power in countries comprising Brazil, China and Germany.
ACCESSION #
111805236

 

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