Posted on 2010 January 3 by BBVM
Mycle Schneider, Steve Thomas, Antony Froggatt, Doug Koplow
Although some countries plan to build new nuclear power plants in the near future, in aggregate the data indicates that nuclear power’s influence will continue to dwindle across the globe in coming decades.
The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2009 (1.3 MB)
This is the complete report that the article excerpts. In addition to providing profiles of each country with an installed nuclear energy capacity, the report also examines the determinants of nuclear economics, the fixed costs of nuclear power, implications for existing and future reactors, and nuclear liability issues. The report was commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Reactor Safety.
Filed under: Education Industrial Complex, Information, Military Industrial Complex Tagged: | Antony Froggatt, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Doug Koplow, Mycle Schneider, nuclear power, nuclear weapon, Steve Thomas, The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2009