Nuclear power nears its peak
- "The renaissance of UK nuclear power is to be welcomed, but things could have been so different if the global leadership of the 1950s had been sustained.". Hawkins, Nigel // Utility Week;5/16/2014, p7
The author discusses several aspects of Great Britain's nuclear power capacity and Great Britain's leadership in civil nuclear power industry during 1950s. Topics discussed include radiation fall-out and fires in nuclear power plants which limited the development of nuclear power in Great...
- INDUSTRY AND ATOMIC POWER. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1958, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p94
The offers news briefs related to developments in atomic power. The Shippingport Reactor electric power plant will be put test on December 18, 1958 with expected initial capacity of 60,000 Kilowatts. The atomic industry of the U.S. completed construction of 16 nuclear reactors for private and...
- Security of supply conundrum finally cracked by fission. // MarketWatch: Global Round-up;Jun2009, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p170
The article discusses the move of the government towards nuclear power generation amid security of supply concerns in Great Britain. It states that the government has named 11 possible sites for new nuclear plant development. According to the article, the country's energy market and the...
- 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.
- 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.
- LMA will handle Â£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.
- Congress to smooth path for nuclear power? Gavaghan, Helen // New Scientist;3/16/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1760, p12
Reports that America's nuclear industry may be resuscitated by changes in the law after 17 years of stagnation in the industry. Consideration of new bills by Congress in order to implement President George Bush's national energy strategy; Simplifying the process for public hearings for licensing...
- The Failed Promise of Nuclear Power. BEAVER, WILLIAM // Independent Review;Winter2011, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p399
The article presents an overview of the history of nuclear power in the U.S. from the mid-20th century to the early 21st century. The attempts of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to both promote and regulate the development of nuclear power plants, beginning in the 1950s, is characterized as a...