CREATORSchneider, Mycle / Thomas, Stephen / Froggatt, Antony / Koplow, Doug
TITLEThe World Nuclear Energy Status Report 2009 with Particular Emphasis on Economic Issues
DATE ACCESSED29 August 2017

This 119-page report provides detailed information on nuclear power plants in operation, under construction, and in the planning stage throughout the world. It also presents a comprehensive assessment of the economic performance of current and past nuclear projects, painting a generally unfavorable picture. Components of the economic analysis include fixed costs, liability issues, and government subsidies. The final sections contain brief reports on the status of nuclear power in the 32 countries operating, constructing, or planning nuclear reactors. Appendices list countries that have expressed interest in obtaining power reactors and a timeline for events at the Olkiluoto-3 reactor construction project in Finland. The report was commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, and Reactor Safety.

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