European Journal of Sustainable Development Research

Nuclear Energy: Non-Electric Applications
Marc A. Rosen 1 *
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1 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, L1G 0C5, CANADA
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European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, 2021 - Volume 5 Issue 1, Article No: em0147
https://doi.org/10.29333/ejosdr/9305

Published Online: 30 Nov 2020

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ABSTRACT
Nuclear energy is often viewed as linked exclusively to electrical power generation. However, the applications for nuclear energy are significantly greater than only electricity, and include cogeneration, district heating and cooling, high-temperature process heating, hydrogen and alternative fuel production, transportation and desalination. These additional applications expand the prospects for nuclear energy notably, and enhance the benefits that can be derived from it, such as reduced environmental impact and climate change mitigation. Interest in non-electric applications of nuclear energy is growing for environmental, economic, security and other reasons. In this paper, non-electric applications of nuclear energy are reviewed, including technological, environmental and economic issues of such applications as well as future prospects and benefits of non-electric applications of nuclear energy.
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