Q. 44.2( 61 Votes )
What are the advantages of nuclear energy?
The following are the advantages of nuclear energy:
a) It produces a large amount of useful energy from a very small amount of a nuclear fuel. Ex- Uranium (235)
b) Once the nuclear fuel is loaded into the reactor, the nuclear power plant can go on producing electricity for two three years at a stretch. There is no need for putting in nuclear fuel again and again.
c) It does not produce gases like carbon-dioxide which contribute to greenhouse effect or Sulphur-dioxide which causes acid rain.
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