This paper assesses the impact of a global phase-out of nuclear energy on the costs of meeting international climate policy targets for 2020.
Étiqueté : Nuclear power
The IEA report presents up to date, authoritative projections of energy trends through to 2035 and insights into what they mean for energy security, environmental sustainability and economic development. Oil, natural gas, coal, electricity from nuclear generation and all other sources, all aspects of renewables, and energy and climate change are all covered.
The book examines nuclear development in eight leading nuclear nations in order to identify the dominant forces which support nuclear power development in a given nation. For those of you who are wondering how Japan wound up with its nuclear power program, what Russia has been up to in nuclear power since Chernobyl and what we can expect in the way of nuclear power development in China…it may be worth checking out.
This paper written by P.L. Joskow and J.E. Parsons analyzes the impact of the Fukushima accident on the future of nuclear power around the world
This Nuclear Energy Agency’s study assesses the competitiveness of nuclear power against coal- and gas-fired power generation in liberalised electricity markets with either CO2 trading or carbon taxes.
Who gains and who loses? A working document from CEPS
This EPRG’s paper considers the prospects for financing a wave of new nuclear power plants (NPP) using project financing, which is used widely in large capital intensive infrastructure investments, including the power and gas sectors, but has not previously been used for nuclear power
The International Energy Agency on Wednesday released its first Clean Energy Progress Report, which assesses global deployment of clean energy technologies and provides recommendations to countries on future action and spending..