The Power Makers' Challenge

And the Need for Fission Energy

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-2812-0 (Print) 978-1-4471-2813-7 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. About Electricity

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-7

      What is Electricity?

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      Pages 9-14

      Faraday’s Miracle

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      Pages 15-18

      Poles and Wires

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      Pages 19-22

      The Balancing Act

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      Pages 23-28

      Dollars and Cents

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      Pages 29-32

      The Carbon Challenge

  3. Renewable Energy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-34

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      Pages 35-40

      Many Options

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      Pages 41-45

      Nature’s Curse

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      Pages 47-52

      Nature’s Saviors

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      Pages 53-59

      Storing Electricity

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      Pages 61-70

      Smoke and Mirrors

  4. Clean Coal

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-75

      Why Clean Coal?

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      Pages 77-79

      Baseload Alternatives

  5. Fission Energy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-85

      Fission, Not Combustion

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      Pages 87-92

      Safety First

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      Pages 93-96

      More Smoke and Mirrors

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      Pages 97-99

      Is Fission Really Necessary?

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      Pages 101-104

      The Next Generation of Fission

  6. The Melting Pot

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-109

      Variable Loads are Here to Stay

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      Pages 111-113

      Cost Matters

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