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Energiepolitik und Klimaschutz. Energy Policy and Climate Protection
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The Technological and Economic Future of Nuclear Power

Editors: Haas, Reinhard, Mez, Lutz, Ajanovic, Amela (Eds.)

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This open access book discusses the eroding economics of nuclear power for electricity generation as well as technical, legal, and political acceptance issues. The use of nuclear power for electricity generation is still a heavily disputed issue. Aside from technical risks, safety issues, and the unsolved problem of nuclear waste disposal, the economic performance is currently a major barrier. In recent years, the costs have skyrocketed especially in the European countries and North America. At the same time, the costs of alternatives such as photovoltaics and wind power have significantly decreased. 

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Haas is University Professor of energy economics at the Institute of Energy Systems and Electric Drives at Technische Universität Wien, Austria. PD Dr. Lutz Mez is Associate Professor at the Department for Political and Social Sciences of Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.PD Dr. Amela Ajanovic is a senior researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives at Technische Universität Wien, Austria.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Introduction: Why Discuss Nuclear Power Today?

    Pages 1-5

    Haas, Reinhard (et al.)

  • From Military to Early Civilian Applications

    Pages 7-34

    Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria

  • The Current Status of the World Nuclear Industry

    Pages 35-73

    Schneider, Mycle (et al.)

  • The Collision of Atomic and Flow Renewable Power in Decarbonization of Electricity Supply

    Pages 77-95

    Verbruggen, Aviel (et al.)

  • The Historical Development of the Costs of Nuclear Power

    Pages 97-115

    Haas, Reinhard (et al.)

Buy this book

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  • ISBN 978-3-658-25987-7
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  • ISBN 978-3-658-25986-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Technological and Economic Future of Nuclear Power
Editors
  • Reinhard Haas
  • Lutz Mez
  • Amela Ajanovic
Series Title
Energiepolitik und Klimaschutz. Energy Policy and Climate Protection
Copyright
2019
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-25987-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-25987-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-658-25986-0
Series ISSN
2626-2827
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 385
Number of Illustrations
26 b/w illustrations, 46 illustrations in colour
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