Monthly Archives: February 2018

Four Reasons Trains Fail

Atrain failure makes big headlines, while train successes frequently go unpublicized. You do not often read about train improvements or customer satisfaction. Yet, technological advancements are constantly making railway travel safer and more efficient. No transportation system is perfect; however, so trains do still fail on occasion. Four of the most frequent causes of trains
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Understanding Nuclear Reactor Types

Statistics In 2016, nuclear energy generated 805.3 billion kilowatt-hours, which comprised 19.7 percent of the total for the United States. Thirty states were home to operating reactors, and for six states, these reactors produced most of their electricity. The U.S. had 99 reactors operating in 2016, with 34 being boiling water reactors (BWRs) and 85 being
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Why Nuclear Power?

Let’s now turn to a detailed analysis of the global nuclear market outlook. Nuclear Demand Energy demand is predicted to grow strongly between now and 2040. Africa will experience a power demand increase of almost 4 percent. On their side, countries in Asia and Latin America will also need more power as they go through their
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