The nuclear renaissance that never was

Green, Jim
March 2014
Chain Reaction;Mar2014, Issue 120, p48
The article disputes the nuclear renaissance being claimed by the nuclear power industry. It offers a look at the figures in 2013 showing declines in nuclear power generation and shut down of reactors. It mentions the revision by the International Atomic Energy Agency of its forecasts downwards, and the decreasing number of new nuclear reactors in the U.S. to be built. Also discussed are the countries that are reducing nuclear reliance or reducing projections for nuclear power growth.


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