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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

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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

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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 Plants | Ready.gov

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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

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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 ...

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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?

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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 ...

NRC: List of Power Reactor Units

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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

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