British close controversial nuclear plant at astronomical cost
- GERMAN NUKES TO BE RETIRED. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/06/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 18, p21
Reports the power shut down and decommissioning of the Stade and Mulheim-Karlich nuclear units in Germany. Objectives of the nuclear plant closure; Overview of the power generating capacities of the units to be shut down.
- Action stations. Wilks, Neil // Professional Engineering;07/19/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p24
Reports that pragmatists in Great Britain believe that decisions on whether nuclear should be part of the future energy mix cannot be delayed much longer. Arguments for and against nuclear energy; Britain's difficulty in meeting carbon dioxide emission levels; Problems concerning the...
- Nuclear reality check. Lal, Hamish // Utility Week;2/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p26
The article examines issues concerning the planned nuclear new-builds in Great Britain. It cites the various measures undertaken by the British government to reduce the regulatory uncertainty facing nuclear new-builds. It discusses key legal issues surrounding nuclear new-builds, including...
- The German nuclear exit: Introduction. Mecklin, John // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov2012, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p6
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses articles within the issue on topics including the public reaction to the German government's decision to phase out nuclear power, the political and economic aspects of nuclear exit, and the historical context for Germany's nuclear shutdown.
- Introduction: A French nuclear exit? Mecklin, John // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan2013, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p9
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses articles in the issue related to the reduction of nuclear energy usage in France, including information on the economic aspects of nuclear exit, the political contention over the proposed reduction, and the legal aspects of the decision.
- Germany To Shut Nukes. // Popular Mechanics;Apr99, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p26
Discusses the plans of the German government to shut down its nuclear power plants. Other countries that have already curtailed their civilian nuclear programs; Reasons for closing the nuclear plants.
- Realising the renaissance. Luckey, James // International Power Generation;Sep2005, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p3
Focuses on issues concerning the use of nuclear power. Factors that contribute to the public's negative perception of nuclear energy; Estimated cost for decommissioning an old nuclear power plant in Great Britain; Role of industry leaders in the promotion of the benefits of nuclear power.
- After disaster: the people who call Chernobyl home. Peterson, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;12/15/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 16, p7
Reports on the decommissioning of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. History of the plant; Health aspects of radioactive fallout from the plant; Outlook for continued problems due to fallout in the area.
- Chernobyl closes, legacy endures. Peterson, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;12/8/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p1
Discusses the closing of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine and the disaster that occurred there in 1986. Death and injuries caused by the disaster; Benefits of the disaster, including caution concerning the use of nuclear power; Radioactivity of the site; Projected effect of the...