Is nuclear energy the safest&greenest option for power?

Answer On One Hand: Promise for Expanded UseSafety and environmental impact must be compared to other energy production methods. Overall, nuclear power can be a force for safe and green energy production.... Read More »

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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 »

Should nuclear energy be used as power?

On One Hand: Reliable and CleanerNuclear power can be relied on to produce power around the clock. Wind or solar power only produces power for part of the day. Nuclear power emits water into the ai... Read More »

Which state gets the most of its energy from nuclear power?

The state of Illinois as of 2008 ranking by Department of Energy, DoE, came first both in the generation of nuclear energy and in consumption capacity. Pennsylvania came second. A total of 31 state... Read More »

How much energy can a nuclear power plant put out?

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2008, each of the country's nuclear power plants produced an average of 12.4 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity. As of 2010, nuc... Read More »