Category: Nuclear

3 Trends to Know in the Nuclear Market

The nuclear market is undergoing significant changes that should result in safer, more efficient energy production. As the world’s energy needs grow, innovators will need to discover new solutions. Currently, these three nuclear trends stand out as some of the most important things to know about the nuclear market. The Nuclear Industry Is Undergoing a

Making Nuclear Power Safer

Through more transparency, added safety measures and investment in plant improvements, governments have made progress towards this goal. However, communities demand that the world keep working to ensure safer nuclear energy. Fukushima’s Effect Around the World As a result of the accident, many countries decided to review their energy policies. The International Atomic Energy Agency

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