Nuclear may make sense, despite concerns

Grimston, Malcolm
April 2011
Prospect;Apr2011, Issue 181, p50
The article examines the challenges and opportunities offered by the development of nuclear energy. According to the author, the nuclear revival because of the unrest in the Middle East which has been challenged due to expensive capital costs, poor output performance, public mistrust, and bankruptcies. It also notes that despite these problems, nuclear power stations still offer attractions in terms of its capacity to supply low-carbon electricity and provide protection against price shocks.


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