Nuclear power

January 2013
Chemical Business;Jan2013, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p31
Trade Publication
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.


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