Researchers at the University of Oklahoma write in the Innovation News Network about the pros and cons of nuclear energy.
- Some of the pros of nuclear energy include its ability to produce carbon-free power reliably and safely.
- Nuclear energy plants are expensive to build however, in part due to an inefficient permitting systems that increases construction times.
- Next-generation technologies will allow nuclear to be scaled more rapidly, which could make it more cost-competitive in the marketplace.
- Nuclear energy can play an important role in delivering clean power and bolstering energy security for the foreseeable future.
Read the full article here.