3.0 Statistics of nuclear energy and power

January 2011
Global Nuclear Energy Report;2011, p63
Market Research Report
The article reports on the statistics of nuclear energy worldwide. It offers an overview of its global consumption in 1965 which reached 6 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) increasing to 636 in 2006 but fell by 611 in 2009. It notes that the said decrease was due to the rise of natural gas and renewable energy resources. It also points out three large nuclear producers such as the U.S. with 31.2% of nuclear energy production, France with 15.2& and Japan 10.2%.


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