Know : List of Countries using Nuclear Energy

Nuclear power stations operate in 31 countries. Of the thirty countries in which nuclear power plants operate, only France, Belgium, Hungary and Slovakia use them as the primary source of electricity, although many other countries have a significant nuclear power generation capacity. According to the World Nuclear Association, a nuclear power advocacy group, over 45 countries are... Continue Reading →

Know : Thorium – 8gm could power a car for 100yrs

Thorium is a naturally occurring radioactive chemical element with the symbol Th and atomic number 90. It was discovered in 1828 by the Norwegian mineralogist Morten Thrane Esmark and identified by the Swedish chemist Jöns Jakob Berzelius and named after Thor, the Norse god of thunder. Thorium, a slightly radioactive metal that occurs in rocks and soils, may hold significant promise as a replacement for uranium in the nuclear energy... Continue Reading →

Know : No. of Nuclear Reactors in the World (Country wise)

Currently, 73 reactors are under construction in 15 countries. Some new countries will be starting their first nuclear power plants including: Belarus, Vietnam, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Ghana, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. Nuclear power stations operate in 31 countries. In 2010, before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, it was reported that an average of about 10... Continue Reading →

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