nuclear power risks

  • Nuclear Power: How It Works, Pros, Cons, Impact

    But for many countries, nuclear power's benefits outweigh its risks. Top 10 Nuclear Producers . The United States is the world's largest producer of nuclear power. In 2017, it generated 805 billion kilowatt hours of electricity. That's 32% of the 2.5 trillion kWh of nuclear power produced worldwide. The United State's leadership came from its ...

  • The case for nuclear power – despite the risks

    May 18, 2015 · We cannot eliminate the inherent risks of nuclear power but it is rigorously monitored and has a proven performance of delivering zero-carbon electricity.