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Energy analysis of India's nuclear power programme

Prakash, Ravi and Henham, Alex (1993) Energy analysis of India's nuclear power programme Pacific and Asian Journal of Energy, 3 (1). pp. 147-158.

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to examine the energy profitability of India's nuclear power programme on installing 10.000MW of generating capacity by the year 2000. Energy inputs in constructing PHWR (pressurized heavy water reactor) type power plant and its output have been considered in carrying out the energy analysis. Energy pay back periods have been evaluated from statis and dynamic energy analyses, showing that net energy output from the programme will not be available before 2007. During this time, the energy available to society would actually be reduced, which would have serious repercussions for the economic growth of the country.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Civil and Environmental Engineering
Authors : Prakash, Ravi and Henham, Alex
Date : June 1993
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 10 May 2019 13:09
Last Modified : 14 May 2019 08:59
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/851788

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