The Economics of Nuclear Energy

A video to explain a few essential points regarding the CO2 emissions per kilowatt hour by conventional sources (coal and natural gas) compared to renewables and nuclear energy.

To compare the energy sources, three variables need to be considered for calculations are:

  • Cost of construction
  • Fuel cost
  • Construction time

FACT: Energy produced by 1 Uranium pellet = 1 Ton coal = 1/2 Ton Natural gas

To know more, watch the entire video by ‘Real Engineering‘ (on Youtube)…

Published by Siddharth Sinha

Nuclear engineer. Engaged in the domain of risk perception and communication towards Nuclear power plants in India

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