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- Should nuclear power be saved? Hertsgaard, Mark // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1984, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p30
Criticizes efforts to revive nuclear power as a commercial venture. Omission of the mention of the costs entailed by nuclear industry; Split in the revival strategy between the network of big corporations and government agencies running nuclear facilities; Common goal of shielding investors in...
- Table of Tables. // Global Nuclear Energy Report;2011, Special section p6
The article lists tables on nuclear energy which include the status of commercial nuclear plants for January 2011, nuclear steam supply systems in the U.S. and Canada's nuclear industry structure.
- The waning nuclear power. West, Woody // Insight on the News;05/17/99, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p48
Focuses on the decline of the nuclear power industry in the United States. Number of nuclear power plants operating in the United States; Percentage of power supplied by the plants in the US and other nations; Factors contributing to the growth of the nuclear power industry in the 1970s.
- Section 8. Nuclear Energy. // Monthly Energy Review;Feb2000, p109
Presents data on nuclear energy operations in the United States (US) in November 1999. Number of operable nuclear generating units in the US; Average capacity factor of nuclear generating units; Percentage of the total electric utility-generated electricity supplied by nuclear power.
- Nuclear power nears its peak. Flavin, Christopher; Lenssen, Nicholas // World Watch;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p36
Reports on the growth of the world nuclear power industry. Capacity of nuclear plants; Political debate on nuclear energy; Effect of accidents in nuclear plants; Nuclear energy policies around the world. INSET: Leading nuclear nations..
- Nuclear Power in Vietnam. Tran Huu Phat // Nuclear Plant Journal;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p41
The article focuses on the enforcement of long-term nuclear energy programme in Vietnam which opens several challenges and opportunities. According to the article, one of the challenges faced by the country is the enhancement of legal and technical infrastructure in order to meet the serious...
- World Nuclear Energy: How Competitive? Sporn, Philip // Columbia Journal of World Business;Sep/Oct69, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p71
There is a belief in many quarters that in the past five years a breakthrough has occurred in the application of atomic power and that it is today, if not quite completely, at least substantially competitive with conventional or fossil fuels in the United States and in the rest of the world. In...
- CHAIN REACTION. Wallace, Charles P.; Bird, Maryann; Leuker, Angela; Plon, Ulla; Schrank, Delphine; Stojaspal, Jan; Zarakhovich, Yuri // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/11/2002, Issue 5, p34
Looks at the opposition that some governments in Europe are receiving in response to their use of nuclear power. Hope of the Finnish government to build its fifth nuclear power station; Shortages of fossil fuels in Europe; Mixed reactions of European voters to nuclear power; Map of...
- New Documents. // Nuclear Plant Journal;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p22
The article features several reports and documents related to the nuclear industry. It highlights the report "Nuclear Maintenance Applications Center: Detection of Gas Voids in Pipe Using Guided Wave Ultrasonic," which deals with plant component integrity and nondestructive evaluation. It also...