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Title: Nuclear power in the Soviet Union

The pros and cons of nuclear power are similar in many countries, but the following pro factors are specific to the Soviet Union: the major sources of conventional fuel are in one area of the country, but energy consumption is concentrated in another; and a large portion of energy is generated using oil and gas. The arguments against nuclear power are as follows: safety requirements and expectations have been increased; and public opinion is negative. A program of nuclear power generation has been developed. New techniques are being implemented to increase safety and enhance operations of different types of nuclear power plants. Its should be obvious in the future that a nuclear power plant has better economic and environmental parameters than existing methods of power generation.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5687221
Report Number(s):
CONF-8810179--
Journal ID: ISSN 0003-018X; CODEN: TANSA; TRN: 89-027938
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Transactions of the American Nuclear Society; (USA); Journal Volume: 58; Conference: International conference on nuclear fission: fifty years of progress in energy security, Washington, DC (USA), 30 Oct - 4 Nov 1988
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; NUCLEAR POWER; TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION; USSR; ECONOMIC IMPACT; ECONOMICS; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; PROGRAM MANAGEMENT; PUBLIC OPINION; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; SAFETY; WATER COOLED REACTORS; ASIA; EASTERN EUROPE; EUROPE; MANAGEMENT; NUCLEAR FACILITIES; POWER; POWER PLANTS; REACTORS; THERMAL POWER PLANTS 290600* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Nuclear Energy