Nuclear Power By the Numbers


I am doing a project in science on nuclear power, and these figures are very interesting!

Originally posted on Gigaom:

With all of the attention on nuclear power this week — due both to the $8.3 billion in loan guarantees awarded to build the first nuclear plants in the U.S. in almost three decades, as well as the attention Bill Gates is paying to nuclear project TerraPower — we’ve been mulling over the numbers for nuclear. There’s some very big numbers (it’s one of the most expensive clean power technologies out there) and some smaller figures (there’s been a recent industry focus on small reactors ).

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A standard day at ECM conference for me

7:30am Wake up and get dressed

8:00am Go downstairs for breakfast

8:45am Go up to room, pick up stuff and go to main room where seminars happen

9:00am Worship kicks off

9:30am Leave hall with other teenagers and go to group in a seperate building

11:00am Coffee break, write on blog

11:25am Go back to groups

11:30am Split into smaller discussion groups and talk about bible readings

12:45pm Wrap up of Groups

1:00pm Eat lunch

1:30pm Free time, go swimming, socialize

4:00pm Go back to group for outdoor games and sitting round a campfire singing songs without the campfire

6:00pm Dinner, scoff your face, Eat as quickly as possible

6:30pm Go swimming with teen group

8:00pm Go back to group and play card games, or Mafia (An awesome game)

11:00pm Go back to main building, hang around and chat

11:30pm Go to bed