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Nuclear Paper 1 - An introduction to nuclear power

Classification:Energy, Climate Change
Document type:SDC Reports & Papers
Download:Nuclear-paper1-Science-technology-policy.pdf - 564 KB
Summary:imageThis paper is the first in a series of 8 that make up the evidence base for SDC report "The role of nuclear power in a low carbon economy".

This document serves as an introduction to nuclear power including how electricity is generated, types of reactors, fuel and waste.
Purpose:To inform the SDC response to the Government's energy review.

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