Preparing the Ground for Renewal of Nuclear Power / Edition 1

Preparing the Ground for Renewal of Nuclear Power / Edition 1

by Behram N. Kursunogammalu
     
 

This conference proceedings explores issues surrounding the replacement of existing nuclear power plants when they reach the end of their useful life. Topics covered include: Nuclear competitiveness regarding politics and power plant evolution; social acceptance regarding communication, information, waste, and safety proliferation; and durability regarding… See more details below

Overview

This conference proceedings explores issues surrounding the replacement of existing nuclear power plants when they reach the end of their useful life. Topics covered include: Nuclear competitiveness regarding politics and power plant evolution; social acceptance regarding communication, information, waste, and safety proliferation; and durability regarding resources and effects on the environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306462023
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
11/04/2007
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

The Future of Nuclear Power19
The 21st Century International Need for Nuclear Energy23
Observations on the Future of Nuclear Power and How to Get There29
Nuclear Power and the U.S. Transition to a Restructured, Competitive Power Generation Sector35
The French-German Project of the European Pressurized Water Reactor (EPR)49
Assuring the Competitiveness of New Nuclear Power Plants55
Working Towards Public Acceptance in Germany65
Public and Policymaker Support for Nuclear Energy89
Social Acceptance93
Putting Balance into Safety Regulation95
Nuclear Fission: For Safe Globally Sustainable, Proliferation-Resistant, and Cost-Effective Energy107
The Global Energy Situation in the Next Century and Its Implications for Nuclear Power145
Nuclear Power and Sustainable Development159
Presentations of the International Conference on Preparing the Ground for the Renewal of Nuclear Power167
Contribution to the Concluding Panel of the Global Foundation195
Index197

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