The Economics of Nuclear Power


Subject:
Energy , Nuclear Power

Description:
This January 2009 article considers whether nuclear power production "is cost competitive with other forms of electricity generations." Discusses external costs, the cost of fuel, comparisons of electricity generation and costs of different fuels and technologies, future cost competitiveness, and reprocessing fuel. Also includes a link to their extensive 2005 report on the subject. From the World Nuclear Association, an organization "promoting the peaceful worldwide use of nuclear power as a sustainable energy resource."

Publisher:
World Nuclear Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/inf02.html


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