Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Physics

Book: Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Physics

Chapter: 3. Sources of Energy

Subject: Physics - Class 10th

Q. No. 20 of Short Answer Type Questions-Pg-157

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What are the advantages of nuclear energy?

advantages of nuclear energy are as follows:

1. Expense

Less uranium is needed to produce the same amount of energy as coal or oil, which lowers the cost of producing the same amount of energy.

2. Reliability

When a nuclear power plant is functioning properly, it can run uninterrupted for up to 540 days.

3. No Greenhouse Gases

While nuclear energy does have some emissions, the plant itself does not give off greenhouse gasses.

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