The price of nuclear power

uranium communities and environmental justice
  • 217 Pages
  • 1.62 MB
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Nuclear industry, Government policy, Nuclear power plants, Information ser
StatementStephanie A. Malin
SeriesNature, society, and culture, Nature, society, and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9698.U52 M3195 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 217 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27193708M
ISBN 100813569796, 0813569788
ISBN 139780813569796, 9780813569789
LC Control Number2014030639
OCLC/WorldCa892304676

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A fairly good book on the politics and technology of nuclear power. the author is quite correct to point out that problems and dangers of nuclear power are overblown by the public just as the risks of climate catastrophe are underestimated by the public.4/5.

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The Price of Nuclear Power: Uranium Communities and Environmental Justice [Stephanie A. Malin]. Rising fossil fuel prices and concerns about greenhouse gas emissions are fostering a nuclear power renaissance and a revitalized uranium mining industry.

Rising fossil fuel prices and concerns about greenhouse gas emissions are fostering a nuclear power renaissance and a revitalized uranium mining industry across the American West.

Environmental sociologist Stephanie Malin offers an on-the-ground portrait of several uranium communities caught between the harmful legacy of previous mining booms and the potential promise of new economic. Nuclear Power and the Public: Analysis of Collected Survey Research Barbara D.

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Solar is getting competitive on power generation costs but on average is more costly than nuclear power. NV Energy’s had solar power pricing of $/MWh in Arizona. This was cents per kwh. A dual nuclear power plant in the US has cents per kwh in pricing.

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Price of nuclear power. London ; Exeter, N.H.: Heinemann, (OCoLC) Document Type. This is a list of books about nuclear are non-fiction books which relate to uranium mining, nuclear weapons and/or nuclear power. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J.

Robert Oppenheimer (); The Angry Genie: One Man's Walk Through the Nuclear Age (); The Atom Besieged: Extraparliamentary Dissent in France and Germany ().

Here are a few examples of how nuclear power works and what its effects are on consumers of that power. For an excellent longer treatment, see Petr Beckmann’s incomparable book The Health Hazards of Not Going Nuclear.

How safe are our nuclear reactors. Very safe indeed, compared with any other kind of power. Every nuclear reactor is built. This book introduces readers to basic approaches in and principles of marine nuclear power design, including overall reactor design, in-core design, coolant systems and devices, I&C system design, safety system design, and dynamic analysis assessment.

If youve ever thought nuclear power was a good idea, just read this book and youll be dissuaded. It is horrifying, killing people right now in the most horrific ways, and will be killing people for generations to comesome of the birth defects wont start to manifest until another 40 or 50 generations/5.

Nuclear power is the 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 r power can be obtained from nuclear fission, nuclear decay and nuclear fusion reactions.

Presently, the vast majority of electricity from nuclear power is produced by nuclear fission of uranium. The true long-term cost of nuclear power Although some say that nuclear power is a low cost, low-carbon energy source, nuclear waste may harm future generations. New research has shown that the true costs of nuclear power are far greater than many previous studies have indicated.

Four years ago, the Japanese fishing town of Namie lived through an experience of malediction biblical in scope. It was struck by an earthquake measuring nine on the Richter scale, a fifteen-meter tsunami, and finally, a blanket of radioactivity from the nearby Fukushima reactor.

As Japan resumes nuclear power this week, Namie is a reminder of the price we must be prepared to pay. (Another branch of nuclear power development is aimed at obtaining safer nuclear fuel, dubbed Accident Tolerant Fuel.) While the capital costs of a nuclear power plant (typically about 60 percent of the total cost) outweigh its operating costs, reductions in operating costs should also be pursued so as to reduce the overall cost of nuclear power.

nuclear energy, the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the relationship E = mc 2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light (see relativity).The most pressing problems concerning nuclear energy are the possibility of an accident or systems.

This chapter opens the book by connecting fundamental, and most likely familiar, concepts of forces, power and energy forms to the subject matter of nuclear energy. Energy forms addressed include potential, kinetic, mechanical, electrical, thermal, radiant, and electromagnetic energies.

The Future of Nuclear Power takes a technical and comprehensive look at the current and future status of nuclear power throughout the world.

The 17 chapters are divided into two main sections: a review of all current generation plants, and concepts for new advanced reactor design and safety. Nuclear power in the United States is provided by 96 commercial reactors with a net capacity of 98 gigawatts (GW), 64 pressurized water reactors and 32 boiling water reactors.

In they produced a total ofthousand megawatt hours of electricity, which accounted for 20% of the nation's total electric energy generation. Innuclear energy comprised nearly 50 percent of U.S.This chapter opens the book by connecting fundamental, and most likely familiar, concepts of forces, power, and energy forms to the subject matter of nuclear energy.

Energy forms addressed include potential, kinetic, mechanical, electrical, thermal, radiant, and electromagnetic energies.Nuclear power plant costs two to four times higher in the USA. See the following article from Rebecca Smith in the Wall Street Journal of " A new generation of nuclear power plants is on the drawing boards in the U.S., but the projected cost is causing some sticker shock: $5 billion to $12 billion a plant, double to quadruple earlier rough estimates.