Is nuclear power the best solution to solve our energy needs?

Answer On One Hand: We Have the TechnologyNuclear energy already provides 11 percent of the world's electric needs, and the technology is already tried and proven. As a BBC News article points out, in a f... 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 »

What percent of U.S. power comes from nuclear energy?

The United States, due to political pressure and fear of accidents, has not brought a new nuclear power plant online since 1996. Nuclear power accounts for a relatively small amount of overall powe... Read More »