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Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century

Potential for alleviating greenhouse gas emissions and saving fossil fuels
  • Leonard L. Bennett
  • C. Pierre Zaleski

Abstract

Electricity has specific characteristics that make it attractive for many end-use purposes. It is versatile, easy to distribute, clean and efficient at the end-use point and has some non-substitutable uses (e.g., lighting, communications, computers, electric motors). Electrification of rural areas in developing countries contributes to a better distribution of employment opportunities and a more equitable access to health and education services, as well as improving the overall standard of living.

Keywords

Nuclear Energy Basic Option Primary Energy Demand Ecologically Drive Primary Energy Supply 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard L. Bennett
    • 1
  • C. Pierre Zaleski
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Géopolitique de l’Énergie et des Matières PremièresUniversity of ParisDauphineParisFrance

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