What Is Nuclear Power Used for?


Nuclear power is defined as nuclear fission which is a radioactive decay or nuclear reaction process. It is used mainly for the generation of electricity and heat. The Nuclear power plants usually give around 14 % of the electricity of the world and 6 % of the energy of the world.
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Nuclear energy is used for two main purposes: ship propulsion and generating electricity for the general population.
Sixteen percent of the world's electricity is generated by nuclear power, and 19.4 percent of electricity within the United States.
Nuclear power is the energy that is produced using a controlled nuclear reaction. This power is generated using uranium whereby it is used to generate electricity for the citizens and for military use. Some nations also use the energy to run various parts of their naval fleets, which are especially the submarines.
This is the energy that is produced when your using a controlled nuclear reaction.
Nuclear power is used for submarine propulsion. Nuclear energy creates heat which converts water to steam. The steam is used in a turbine that produces electricity for the submarine or turns a shaft to propel the submarine through the water. It is also used for commercial power plants. Steam is used to produce electricity which is sent to the grid and used by customers.
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