TITLE

Nuclear power

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Jan2013, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers comprehensive information on nuclear power. About 5.7% of energy in the world is provided by nuclear power plants. A total of 390 nuclear power reactors are in operation worldwide as of January 2013, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The history of the use of nuclear energy for generating electricity is provided. Other topics include the economics of nuclear power plants, nuclear proliferation and environmental issues linked with nuclear power.
ACCESSION #
85755540

 

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