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What are the advantages of nuclear power?

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Answered 2018-04-20 08:40:00

A nuclear power plant generates no air pollution, and a lot of energy.
generates more engery
Nuclear power stations generate lots of electricity and it is a relatively clean way of doing so. They need less fuel to run on, and it is cheaper for the public. Coal power stations release carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide which contribute to global warming and acid rain. Nuclear power stations are safer than coal power stations (because the soot and ash particles from the coal station can cause breathing problems in humans). Nuclear power stations have lots of safety installations so in case of a problem, they can be shut down.
Nuclear power generation is cleaner to produce than fossil-fuels. However it is more hazardous to process the waste materials, which stay radio-active for many years.

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