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 ...
Learn about what nuclear energy is (fission and fusion), were it comes from, and
how it is harnessed. Also discusses basic pros and cons of nuclear reactors.
NEI promotes the beneficial uses of nuclear energy, America's leading source of
carbon-free electricity. Discover why nuclear is key to our energy future.
There are about 440 commercial nuclear power reactors operable in 31 countries
, with over 380000 MWe of total capacity. About 65 more reactors are under ...
At a basic level, nuclear power is the practice of splitting atoms to boil water, turn
turbines, and generate electricity.
May 24, 2011 ... Encyclopedic entry. Nuclear energy is the energy in the nucleus, or core, of an
atom. Nuclear energy can be used to create electricity, but it ...
Apr 3, 2016 ... Later this year, a nuclear power reactor will open in the US for the first time in two
decades. But this reactor, called Watts Bar Unit 2—one of two ...
News about nuclear energy and the 2011 nuclear crisis in Japan.
Apr 7, 2016 ... Nuclear power is carbon-free and remains the source of about 20 percent of U.S.
electricity. But natural gas, wind and solar are often cheaper, ...
Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant decision delayed again by EDF ... or
cancellations to new nuclear reactors would not compromise national energy