Friday Nuclear Matinee: Wind Turbines and Nuclear Power

March 1, 2013, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe

All forms of electricity generation have their own set of advantages... But among the seemingly endless unique advantages of nuclear fission are the massive implications of the deceptively simple equation E=mc².   This translates to unparalleled energy density.

This two-minute video is a real eye-opener on what energy density can add up to in the real world.

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See Jason Correia's infographic and article, and article by Ulrich Decher, at ANS Nuclear Cafe for more information on capacity factor and siting of wind and nuclear power.

A big hat tip to Ray Innes and Gabrielle Hollis for making this video, and Leslie Corrice at The Hiroshima Syndrome.


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