Preparing the Ground for Renewal of Nuclear Power / Edition 1

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306462023
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/4/2007
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

The Future of Nuclear Power 19
The 21st Century International Need for Nuclear Energy 23
Observations on the Future of Nuclear Power and How to Get There 29
Nuclear Power and the U.S. Transition to a Restructured, Competitive Power Generation Sector 35
The French-German Project of the European Pressurized Water Reactor EPR 49
Assuring the Competitiveness of New Nuclear Power Plants 55
Working Towards Public Acceptance in Germany 65
Public and Policymaker Support for Nuclear Energy 89
Social Acceptance 93
Putting Balance into Safety Regulation 95
Nuclear Fission: For Safe Globally Sustainable, Proliferation-Resistant, and Cost-Effective Energy 107
The Global Energy Situation in the Next Century and Its Implications for Nuclear Power 145
Nuclear Power and Sustainable Development 159
Presentations of the International Conference on Preparing the Ground for the Renewal of Nuclear Power 167
Contribution to the Concluding Panel of the Global Foundation 195
Index 197
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