Is nuclear energy a good alternative?

Answer On One Hand: Minimizes EmissionsNuclear power plants minimize the pollutants that are emitted in producing energy compared with fossil fuels. Fossil fuels emit pollutants that contribute to acid ra... Read More »

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Is nuclear energy good or bad?

On One Hand: Very BeneficialNuclear energy provides an energy source that does not emit greenhouse gases. In addition, nuclear power can be used around the clock, not just when the sun is shining o... Read More »

Is nuclear energy any good?

On One Hand: Reliable and AffordableAccording to the Nuclear Energy Institute (NCI), nuclear energy is good because it is reliable and affordable. "Nuclear plants are the lowest-cost producer of ba... Read More »

What device in a nuclear power plant creates nuclear energy?

Nuclear power plants contain reactors, which are the devices that create the nuclear energy. The plants use the heat generated by the reactors to vaporize water which then rotates turbines to creat... Read More »

How much of the United States energy is nuclear energy?

About 20 percent of all energy produced in the United States came from nuclear power as of 2009, according to the Nuclear Energy Institute. Worldwide, nuclear power accounted for 14 percent of all ... Read More »