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Nuclear power plant

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

How Do Nuclear Plants Work? -Duke Energy

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In a nuclear-fueled power plant – much like a fossil-fueled power plant – water is turned into steam, which in turn drives turbine generators to produce electricity.

Nuclear Power Plants | Ready.gov

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Nuclear power plants use the heat generated from nuclear fission in a contained environment to convert water to steam, which powers generators to produce ...

How Nuclear Reactors Work - Nuclear Energy Institute

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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 ...

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

Nuclear Power Today | Nuclear Energy - World Nuclear Association

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Civil nuclear power can now boast over 16,500 reactor years of experience and supplies almost 11.5% of global electricity needs, from reactors in 31 countries.

How does a nuclear power plant work? - Explain that Stuff

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May 1, 2016 ... An easy-to-understand introduction to what happens inside a nuclear power plant, with photos and diagrams showing how everything works!

What Is A Nuclear Reactor?

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

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Jun 22, 2013 ... This animation explains nuclear power plants in detail and how they work. Contents 1) Important buildings (e.g. cooling tower, containment ...

Nuclear power plants, world-wide

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On June 26, 1954, at Obninsk, Russia, the nuclear power plant APS-1 with a net electrical output of 5 MW was connected to the power grid, the world's first ...

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Nuclear power
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 »