The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2014
|Author||Mycle Schneider, Antony Froggatt|
|Classification||6.01.0.20/125 (IMPORTANCE WORLDWIDE)|
|Remarks||Download the Status report 2014 from World Nuclear Report|
From the publication:
The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2014 By Mycle Schneider Independent Consultant, Paris, France Project Coordinator and Lead Author Antony Froggatt Independent Consultant, London, U.K. Lead Author With Yurika Ayukawa Professor for Environment & Energy Policy, Chiba University of Commerce, Japan Contributing Author Shaun Burnie Independent Consultant, Hamburg, Germany Contributing Author Raffaele Piria Independent Consultant, Berlin, Germany Contributing Author Steve Thomas Professor for Energy Policy, Greenwich University, U.K. Contributing Author Julie Hazemann Director of EnerWebWatch, Paris, France Documentary Research, Modeling and Graphic Design Paris, London, Washington, D.C., July 2014 A Mycle Schneider Consulting Project Executive Summary and Conclusions The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2014 provides a comprehensive overview of nuclear power plant data, including information on operation, production and construction. The WNISR assesses the status of new-build programs in current nuclear countries as well as in potential newcomer countries. A 20-page chapter on nuclear economics looks at the rapidly changing market conditions for nuclear power plants, whether operating, under construction, or in the planning stage. Reactor vendor strategies and the “Hinkley Point C Deal” are analyzed in particular. The performance on financial markets of major utilities is documented. The WNISR2013 featured for the first time a Fukushima Status Report that triggered widespread media and analyst attention. The 2014 edition entirely updates that Fukushima chapter. The Nuclear Power vs. Renewable Energy chapter that provides comparative data on investment, capacity, and generation has been greatly extended by a section on system issues. How does nuclear power perform in systems with high renewable energy share? Is this the end of traditional baseload/ peak-load concepts? Finally, the 45-page Annex 1 provides a country-by-country overview of all 31 countries operating nuclear power plants, with extended Focus sections on China, Japan, and the United States.
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