Call for more nuclear plants

February 2005
Power Economics;2/15/2005, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p3
The article focuses on the demand of nuclear energy plants in the U.S. It informs that the U.S. Congress urgently needs to enact a national energy policy that includes an expanded role for new nuclear energy plants. Gary J. Taylor, president and CEO, Energy Nuclear in Jackson, Mississippi, told an international group of utility executives attending the 2005 Westinghouse Symposium, said nuclear energy can generate abundant power dependably at low cost and without emitting air pollutants. It deserves an increased role in a diverse energy mix to provide a secure, affordable supply of energy in the future.


Related Articles

  • Emirates seek nuclear power consultant. Foreman, Colin // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;6/27/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 26, p9 

    The article reports on the decision made by the government to pursue nuclear energy programme in the United Arab Emirates. The move follows the launch of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (Enec) to develop nuclear power facilities. Enec is evaluating the viability of nuclear energy plans and...

  • is the nuclear renaissance already here? Fesmire, Bob // Electric Light & Power;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p47 

    Explains that a renaissance of nuclear power in the United States has finally arrived. Shift in the public attitude toward nuclear power; Nuclear power back in the spotlight because of national security and a renewed emphasis on energy independence; Provisions for the nuclear industry in the...

  • Reactor Renaissance? U.S. Nuclear Rally Clipped by Closings. Walton, Rod // Electric Light & Power;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p24 

    The article offers information on issues concerning electric power generation in the U.S. It provides details about the condition of the country nuclear power industry as well as issues about the federal government incentives for renewables as well as low natural gas prices. Other information...

  • SUPPORTERS PUSH NEW PLANTS IN U.K.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/18/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 24, p24 

    Reports on the proposal to construct nuclear plants in Great Britain. Concerns over greenhouse-gas emissions; Retirement of nuclear plants by 2025; Government's stand on the use of nuclear power.

  • Nuclear plans are shelved.  // Modern Power Systems;Apr2000, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p9 

    Reports on the Japanese government's decision to abandon plans to build a 16 to 20 nuclear power plants by March 2011.

  • Malaysia: nuclear power by 2021.  // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Jun2010, Issue 828, p12 

    The article reports on the approval of a plan to construct Malaysia's first nuclear power station by 2021 by the country's Economic Council, giving the Ministry of Energy the go-signal to look for suitable sites for nuclear power station.

  • New nuclear plant policy sees softer boundary rules. Carpenter, Jamie // Planning (14672073);7/1/2011, Issue 1912, p10 

    The article offers information on the national policy statement on nuclear power generation. The policy lists eight sites in Wales and England which are suitable for nuclear power stations including Sellafield, Cumbria, Wylfa, Anglesey and Heysham, Lancashire. According to the national policy...

  • LMA will handle £48 bn decommissioning costs.  // Modern Power Systems;Jul2002, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p9 

    Reports on the British government issuance of a consultative document titled Managing the Nuclear Legacy which outlines an action strategy that includes the creation Liabilities Management Authority (LMA). Goal of ensuring that the clean up of decommissioned nuclear plant and radioactive waste...

  • Nuclear power today.  // UNESCO Courier;Mar99, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p12 

    Looks at the number of nuclear power plants in the world that are operating and are under construction in 1998. Policy of the European governments toward nuclear power plants; Countries in Asia where nuclear power plant projects failed.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics