The nuclear recession
- Chapter 1:Executive Summary. // Nuclear Energy Report;2007, Issue 1, p1
The article offers an overview of the first edition of "The Nuclear Energy Report" for 2007. It provides information on the topics addressed within the issue that focuses on the nuclear power industry and the operation of nuclear power plants in several countries. Other topics related to nuclear...
- Atoms for Everybody. Morrison, Philip // New Republic;3/24/47, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p26
Focuses on the utilization of atomic energy by various industries in the U.S. Reference to the fission chain reaction which is the basis of the atomic-energy industry; Information on the method used by the plant at Oak Ridge, called Y-12, to separate U-235; Use of plutonium and uranium 235 in...
- Section 8. Nuclear Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;Apr2005, p117
Provides statistics on the status of the nuclear energy industry in the United States as of January 2005. Nuclear electricity net generation; Average capacity factor generated by nuclear units; Nuclear share of total electricity net generation; Number of operable nuclear generating units.
- Nuclear energy and independence. Rotblat, J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jun1978, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p19
The article reports on the success of the pro-nuclear lobby in the United Kingdom. The application of the British Nuclear Fuels to develop a reprocessing plant for spent oxide fuels from thermal reactors was endorsed by the Windscale Inquiry. The inquiry includes the development of a...
- Section 8. Nuclear Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;May2004, p117
Presents graphs and charts about the nuclear electricity generation of the United States for February 2004. Decline in net nuclear electricity generation; Number of operable nuclear generating units; Nuclear share of total electricity generation.
- ATOMIC POWER. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jun1960, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p224
The article reports developments related to nuclear energy industry in the U.S. Results of a study of the economic advantages of nuclear power reactors at various remote military sites were released by the Atomic Energy Commission on April 4, 1960. At four of the sites studied, nuclear power...
- Reassessing the nuclear renaissance. Nelson, Paul // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul2010, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p11
A historical perspective reveals some unanticipated possibilities for the next 20 years.
- MAKING NUCLEAR ENERGY SAFE AND SECURE. Doub, William O.; Dukert, Joseph M. // Foreign Affairs;Jul75, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p756
Between now and the end of this century there is no realistic hope of meeting world energy needs without a substantial increase in the use of nuclear energy; commercial nuclear reactors are bound to multiply three- or four-fold even over the next 10 to 15 years. Commercial nuclear materials must...
- Section 8. Nuclear Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;Dec2004, p117
This article presents an overview of nuclear energy reservoir in the U.S. The U.S. nuclear electricity net generation during September 2004 was 66 net terawatthours of electricity, 4 percent higher than the level in September 2003. Nuclear units generated at an average capacity factor of 92.7...