Nuclear power in the Soviet Bloc
The growth of Soviet Bloc nuclear power generation to the end of the century is evaluated on the basis of policy statements of objectives, past and current nuclear power plant construction, and trends in the potential for future construction. Central to this study is a detailed examination of individual reactor construction and site development that provides specific performance data not given elsewhere. A major commitment to nuclear power is abundantly clear and an expansion of ten times in nuclear electric generation is estimated between 1980 and 2000. This rate of growth is likely to have significant impact upon the total energy economy of the Soviet Bloc including lessening demands for use of coal, oil, and gas for electricity generation.
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- Los Alamos National Lab., NM (USA)
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- United States
- 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; BULGARIA; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; CZECHOSLOVAKIA; GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC; HUNGARY; POLAND; ROMANIA; USSR; BWR TYPE REACTORS; FORECASTING; GOVERNMENT POLICIES; NUCLEAR POWER; POWER GENERATION; PWR TYPE REACTORS; ASIA; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; EASTERN EUROPE; EUROPE; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; POWER; POWER PLANTS; REACTORS; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; WATER COOLED REACTORS; WATER MODERATED REACTORS 290600* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Nuclear Energy; 210100 -- Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Boiling Water Cooled; 210200 -- Power Reactors, Nonbreeding, Light-Water Moderated, Nonboiling Water Cooled
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