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Texas nuclear power policies

Texas nuclear power policies

a study of alternatives

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Published by The Council in [Austin, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear industry -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the Governor"s Energy Advisory Council ; edited by Herbert H. Woodson, John H. Vanston, Jr.
      SeriesPolicy alternatives study ;, no. 1-
      ContributionsWoodson, Herbert H., Vanston, John H., Texas. Governor"s Energy Advisory Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9698.U53 T423
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4694182M
      LC Control Number77620535

      Nuclear power makes up less than 5% of Texas’s total electric capacity, but produces almost 10% of the state’s electricity, third behind natural gas and coal. The Lone Star State exports.   WORRYING ABOUT THE POTENTIAL FOR SMALL NUCLEAR REACTORS: The company expected to be the first in the United States to operate a small nuclear reactor is facing setbacks, Josh e Power.

      Policy Update: State Policy Support for Nuclear Generation State Policy Updates: States have taken a leadership role in supporting existing and new nuclear power generation. From through December , Illinois, New Jersey and New York adopted policies to support existing nuclear generation. In March , Connecticut. Like nuclear power plants and sensitive computer networks, the safest rare book collections are protected by what is known as “defense in depth”—a series of small, overlapping measures.

      Our South Texas Project is the largest nuclear plant in the state, producing 2, megawatts—enough clean energy to power two million Texas homes. In , our South Texas Project (STP) stayed online, producing percent of its rated power output, despite being caught in the middle of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation.   Yet, U.S. nuclear power plants continue to close, reducing nuclear energy’s potential impact. In their new book, Keeping the Lights on at America’s Nuclear Power .


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