TITLE

Globally, nuclear has ups and downs

PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Power;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 144 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that worldwide nuclear-generated electricity increased during 1999, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria. Increase in the total number of nuclear reactors under construction; Issuance of license renewal to Constellation Energy Group's Calvert Cliffs nuclear station; Agreement on phasing out nuclear energy in Germany.
ACCESSION #
4675354

 

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