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Nuclear power - Wikipedia
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 ... More »

Nuclear power plant - Wikipedia


A nuclear power plant or nuclear power station is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor. As is typical in all conventional thermal ...

How Nuclear Reactors Work - Nuclear Energy Institute


America's 99 nuclear power plants generate nearly 20 percent of the nation's electricity while emitting no carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide or nitrogen oxides.

Nuclear Reactors | Nuclear Power Plant | Nuclear Reactor ...


A nuclear reactor or nuclear power plant consists of nuclear reactor fuel, control rods, moderators, pressure vessels, coolant and containment.

Nuclear Power Plants | Ready.gov


Nuclear power plants operate in most states in the country and produce about 20 percent of the nation's power. Nearly 3 million Americans live within 10 miles of ...

Nuclear Power - Duke Energy


Learn more about nuclear energy generation from Duke Energy a leading nuclear plant operator for more than 40 years.

Nuclear Power Plants - Energy Explained, Your Guide To ...


Jul 21, 2016 ... Many power plants, including nuclear power plants, heat water to produce electricity. These power plants use steam from heated water to spin ...

What Is A Nuclear Reactor?


Power reactors are usually found in nuclear power plants. Dedicated to generating heat mainly for electricity production, they are operated in more than 30 ...

NRC: List of Power Reactor Units


Plant Name Docket Number, License Number, Reactor Type, Location, Owner/ Operator, NRC Region. Arkansas Nuclear 1 05000313, DPR-51, PWR, 6 miles ...

Nuclear power plant definition - Nuclear Energy


A nuclear power plant is a facility for the production of electricity using nuclear energy.