TITLE

Section 8. Nuclear Energy

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Monthly Energy Review;Oct2005, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the nuclear energy of the U.S. The nuclear electricity net generation during July 2005 was 71 net terawatthours of electricity, 2 percent lower than the level in July 2004. Nuclear units generated at an average capacity factor of 95.4 percent in July 2005, 1.7 percentage points lower than the capacity factor in July 2004. On July 31, 2005, there were 104 operable nuclear generating units in the U.S., with a collective net summer capacity of 99.6 million kilowatts of electricity.
ACCESSION #
18854368

 

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