Nuclear Power provides the performance we need

We often speak about the incredible energy density of nuclear fuel; a pellet the size of the end of your finger can deliver as much energy as a ton of coal. In addition to producing a large amount of energy from a very small amount of resource, the plants themselves offer another important benefit, their exemplary operating performance. They operate at very high capacity factors (the amount of energy produced / the total energy that would be produced if the unit ran nonstop) meaning they provide us with a reliable 24/7 energy source to support our energy hungry economies.

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