GreenYes Archives
[GreenYes Home] - [Thread Index] - [Date Index]
[Date Prev] - [Date Next] - [Thread Prev] - [Thread Next]

Re: [GRRN] How much coal-fired energy used to make nuclear fuel?
Paul Goettlich wrote:
> 
> With the shortsightedness of nuclear power rising again, a good fact
> to have is how much coal-fired energy it takes to produce the fuel for
> nuclear power generation plants.
> 
> I had read some time ago that it is quite sizable and that most of the
> coal-fired generation is done using outdated, grandfathered plants
> near or in KY.
> 

would also love to know this, for our current anti-nukes campaign - the
USA may be at risk of importing reactors from us in South Africa, if we
are not careful...

also: it was rumoured that if one did an entire life cycle energy
analysis of a nukes plant, this totals more than what the plant would
produce in it's lifetime... any info?

take care all!!

Muna



*****************************************************
    To post to the greenyes list, send a letter to:
greenyes@earthsystems.org
    To unsubscribe, send a message to:
greenyes-request@earthsystems.org with the subject
unsubscribe.  If you have any problems, please
write to www@earthsystems.org.
    The GreenYes Listserv depends on reader support.
Your tax-deductible contribution in any amount can be
made by mail (check) or on the web (credit card) at
our website: http://www.grrn.org. Just click on the
"Support GRRN" button.
    GreenYes is archived at our website. Just click
on the "GreenYes Listserv" button for directions.
******************************************************


[GreenYes Home] - [Date Index] - [Thread Index]
[Date Prev] - [Date Next] - [Thread Prev] - [Thread Next]