What would the cost of a nuclear fusion power plant be?

Answer Price ranges for the cost of a nuclear fusion power plant range dramatically, depending on the exact parameters of the technology. The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor being constru... Read More »

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What is the average cost of a nuclear power plant?

Cost estimates for a typical nuclear power plant ranges from 2 billion to 14 billion dollars , according to David Biello writing in Scientific American, January 27, 2009. The average cost, accordin... Read More »

What nuclear power station was the site of the world's worst nuclear power plant accident in 1986?

The world's worst nuclear disaster occurred at the Chernobyl power plant in April 1986. The plant was located in Ukraine in the former Soviet Union. A power surge led to explosions that blew the to... Read More »

Would it be healthier to live by a coal burning plant or a nuclear power plant?

On One Hand: Coal Plants May Be Tied to CancerAccording to MSNBC, in 2004, coal burning power plants negatively impacted the health of 24,000 residents--2,800 of whom developed cancer. Due to air q... Read More »

How much does it cost to build a nuclear power plant?

The cost to build a nuclear power plant is determined by cost per kilowatt. For initial construction of new nuclear power plants in the United States, the estimated cost is $3,500/kW, but subsequen... Read More »