Long-Term Nuclear Industry Outlook - 2004

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The nuclear industry has become increasingly efficient and global in nature, but may now be poised at a crossroads between graceful decline and profound growth as a viable provider of electrical energy. Predicted population and energy-demand growth, an increased interest in global climate change, the desire to reduce the international dependence on oil as an energy source, the potential for hydrogen co-generation using nuclear power reactors, and the improved performance in the nuclear power industry have raised the prospect of a “nuclear renaissance” in which nuclear power would play an increasingly more important role in both domestic and international energy ... continued below

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Reichmuth, Barbara A.; Wood, Thomas W. & Johnson, Wayne L. September 30, 2004.

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The nuclear industry has become increasingly efficient and global in nature, but may now be poised at a crossroads between graceful decline and profound growth as a viable provider of electrical energy. Predicted population and energy-demand growth, an increased interest in global climate change, the desire to reduce the international dependence on oil as an energy source, the potential for hydrogen co-generation using nuclear power reactors, and the improved performance in the nuclear power industry have raised the prospect of a “nuclear renaissance” in which nuclear power would play an increasingly more important role in both domestic and international energy market. This report provides an assessment of the role nuclear-generated power will plan in the global energy future and explores the impact of that role on export controls.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-16331
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/949170 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 949170
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc928107

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Reichmuth, Barbara A.; Wood, Thomas W. & Johnson, Wayne L. Long-Term Nuclear Industry Outlook - 2004, report, September 30, 2004; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc928107/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.