A Critical Evaluation of Nuclear Power and Renewable Electricity in Asia

  title={A Critical Evaluation of Nuclear Power and Renewable Electricity in Asia},
  author={Benjamin Sovacool},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Asia},
  pages={369 - 400}
  • Benjamin Sovacool
  • Published 2010
  • Business
  • Journal of Contemporary Asia
  • Abstract This article judges modern nuclear power and renewable electricity technologies according to six criteria: cost; fuel availability; land degradation; water use; climate change; and safety/security. It concludes that when these criteria are taken into consideration, renewable electricity technologies present policy makers with a superior alternative for minimising the risk of fuel interruptions and shortages, helping improve the fragile transmission network and reducing environmental… CONTINUE READING
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