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Nuclear energy in Britain

Nuclear energy in Britain

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear industry -- Great Britain.,
    • Nuclear power plants -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[prepared by Reference Services, Publications Division, Central Office of Information].
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Services., British Information Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9698.G72 N83 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3033794M
      LC Control Number82122221

      I enjoyed the first half of the book, focused on preth Century energy, more than the second hal Rhodes surveys the rise and fall of muscle, water, steam and electricity, of wood, coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, wind and solar in turn/5().   “In this terrific book, Farmelo tells the story of the United Kingdom's nuclear program, which began with pioneering work in Cambridge before World War II and ultimately merged with the United States' Manhattan Project. The book is built around a compelling portrait of Churchill that demonstrates the variability of his s:

        The A-to-Z reference resource for nuclear energy information. A significant milestone in the history of nuclear technology, Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia: Science, Technology, and Applications is a comprehensive and authoritative reference guide written by a committee of the world's leading energy experts. The encyclopedia is packed with cutting-edge information about where nuclear energy. Low-carbon nuclear energy EDF is leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. We are the UK's largest producer of low-carbon electricity (1), meeting around one-fifth of the country’s demand and supplying millions of customers with electricity and gas.

      A nuclear power plant was proposed in , and resulted in the creation of the Nuclear Energy was to be built during the s at Carnsore Point in County Wexford by the Electricity Supply plan envisioned four reactors to be built at the site, but was dropped in after strong opposition from anti-nuclear lobby groups throughout the s, particularly in .   - Nuclear energy supplying around 19% of UK energy needs. - Huhne announces plans to raise the amount nuclear operators will have to .


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