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Nuclear Power Plants

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Nuclear plants use the fission process to generate the energy needed to produce electricity and heat. In a nuclear plant, atoms of second-rate uranium are split apart. This creates the heat needed to create steam.

Nuclear Power Plants

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How does nuclear energy work in power plants?

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Nuclear energy is the energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, mostly when used to generate electricity.

What is Nuclear Energy?

What is a power plant?

Cons and risks of nuclear plower plants

Cons and risks of nuclear plower plants

Pros of nuclear plower plants

Pros of nuclear plower plants

Nuclear power is derived from energy that is released when relatively large atoms are split in a series of controlled nuclear reactions.

How is it formed?

What are nuclear power plants used for?

A nuclear power plant is a facility for the production of electricity using nuclear energy

The incidents in power plants have only been by human abandonment. Not by system failure. Since nuclear energy is about a fifth of America's energy, the risk is worth production.

At nuclear power plants, the heat to make the steam is created when uranium atoms' nucleus split called fission. Nuclear fission is a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy.

~Nuclear power plants as well as nuclear waste could be preferred targets for terrorist attacks..~The energy source for nuclear energy is Uranium. Uranium is a limited resource, its supply is estimated to last only for the next 30 -60 years depending on the demand.

~Nuclear power generation does release relatively low amounts of carbon dioxide.~NuclearPower plants is readily available, andcan be made in almost anyenvironment

~Nuclear power generation does release relatively low amounts of carbon dioxide.~NuclearPower plants is readily available, andcan be made in almost anyenvironment

~The existing and future nuclearwaste can be diminished throughwaste recycling. ~Nuclear Energy provides a constantsource of energy, running 24 hours aday, 7 days a week, withoutlimitations dependingon weather.

~Unshielded, it delivers a lethal dosein seconds and will remain a hazardfor at least 12,000 humangenerations.~Every nuclear power reactor annuallygenerates 20-30 tons of high-levelnuclear waste.

In conclusion, nuclear power plants' energy comes from nuclear fission/energy. There are only minimum is risk in this process when taken precaution to. However, the risk is worth it because it make most of America's energy.


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