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What is nuclear power generation?

An energy source:Water is boiled off by the heat of nuclear fission and the turbine generator is rotated by steam.

The geographical conditions of a location:The place where cooling warter can be obtained.In Japan,nuclear power plants use sea water,sother are in littoral areas.

Features of supply:Since many nuclear power plants are far from big cities,it is necessary to transmit electricity over a long distance.

Problem:If an accident happens,
an ecosystem will be destroyed by emitting
radioactive material.It is difficult to process
high level radioactive waste which is spent fuel.


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