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Use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant. Wikipedia

  • Nuclear power debate

    Long-running controversy about the risks and benefits of using nuclear reactors to generate electricity for civilian purposes. Intensity unprecedented in the history of technology controversies" in some countries. Wikipedia

  • Nuclear reactor

    Atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a fission nuclear chain reaction or nuclear fusion reactions. Nuclear reactors are used at nuclear power plants for electricity generation and in nuclear marine propulsion. Wikipedia

  • Nuclear power phase-out

    Discontinuation of usage of nuclear power for energy production. Often initiated because of concerns about nuclear power, phase-outs usually include shutting down nuclear power plants and looking towards fossil fuels and renewable energy. Wikipedia

  • Nuclear power in the United States

    Provided by 95 commercial reactors with a net capacity of 98 gigawatts , with 64 pressurized water reactors and 32 boiling water reactors. In 2019, they produced a total of 809.41 terawatt-hours of electricity, which accounted for 20% of the nation's total electric energy generation. Wikipedia

  • Energy development

    Field of activities focused on obtaining sources of energy from natural resources. These activities include production of conventional, alternative and renewable sources of energy, and for the recovery and reuse of energy that would otherwise be wasted. Wikipedia

  • Economics of nuclear power plants

    New nuclear power plants typically have high capital expenditure for building the plant. Fuel, operational, and maintenance costs are relatively small components of the total cost. Wikipedia

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    • The U.S. Navy was one of the first to install nuclear reactors aboard naval vessels; today, nuclear energy powers all active U.S. aircraft carriers and submarines.United States Navy-Wikipedia
    • Nuclear power presently provides about 30 percent of the total power needs, its share is projected to increase to 40 percent.Czech Republic-Wikipedia
    • In eastern Washington, the Hanford Works atomic energy plant was opened in 1943, and played a major role in the construction of the nation's atomic bombs.Washington (state)-Wikipedia
    • These officials have proposed using nuclear-generated heat to heat buildings by replacing the use of coal and biomass to reach zero-emission outputs by 2040.Green politics-Wikipedia
    • As the Cold War and the Space Race took hold, U-M received numerous government grants for strategic research and helped to develop peacetime uses for nuclear energy.University of Michigan-Wikipedia
    • 35% of Jersey's imported power comes from hydro-electric sources and 65% from nuclear sources.Jersey-Wikipedia

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