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 ...
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.
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.
At a basic level, nuclear power is the practice of splitting atoms to boil water, turn
turbines, and generate electricity.
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 ...
France derives over 75% of its electricity from nuclear energy. This is due to a
long-standing policy based on energy security. France is the world's largest net ...
This page discusses nuclear energy as a part of a more general discussion of
why human material progress is sustainable and should be sustained. Energy is
The Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy advances nuclear power as
a resource capable of meeting the Nation's energy, environmental, and national ...
News about nuclear energy and the 2011 nuclear crisis in Japan.
Updated EIA survey provides data on spent nuclear fuel in the United States ...
How many nuclear power plants are in the U.S. and where are they located?