“nuclear-energy” Charts

Is Nuclear Energy Truly Dangerous? »

It turns out the dangers of nuclear energy may be severely overstated. From 1971-2009, it is estimated that 5000 died…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 287
Score: 3

Alternative energy no substitute for clean nuclear »

The post-Fukushima shutdown of Germany's nuclear plants is having a huge impact on electricity prices, which have jumped 50 percent.…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 108
Score: 2

Archaic Utility Rules Stall Local Solar Power Development »

Many people expect that solar power will dramatically expand once it becomes less expensive than grid electricity. But archaic utility…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 158

Electricity Production Costs by Fuel Type »

In 2012, petroleum had the highest electricity production costs (operations & maintenance costs + fuel costs) at 22.48 cents per…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 322

CO2 Emissions Avoided by the Nuclear Industry »

Nuclear generated electricity avoids carbon dioxide emissions that would otherwise be released from the burning of fossil fuels. In 2012,…

Anonymous
by: Anonymous
views: 74

Which countries rely on nuclear energy the most? »

France relies the most heavily on nuclear energy out of any country, generating 74.8% of its total energy from nuclear…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 136

U.S. Nuclear Net Summer Capacity by State »

In 2010, Illinois had the highest nuclear net summer capacity of any state, having the ability to generate 11.44 gigawatts…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 76