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This power generation is spread across 30 countries and is a result of 436 nuclear power plants (Adamantiades). The 20% figure also represents the United States’ dependence on nuclear power for generating its electricity. France, however, has a drastically higher dependence on this type of energy source due to its economic practicality, relying on it to meet 80% of its electricity demand (Mufson). Other countries like France include: Lithuania, Slovakia, and Belgium... ... middle of paper ... ...r. 2012. Adamantiades, A., and I. Kessides.
"Nuclear Power in France." world-nuclear.org. World Nuclear Association, 30 Nov.2011. Web. 14 Dec. 2011.
A single atom of uranium-235 is able to produce two-hundred million volts of raw power! This was just one atom! ... ... middle of paper ... ... of money in the long run and possibly allow governments to give back to a deserving nation. With this new perspicacity into nuclear power, our impending energy crisis is no longer a quandary. Our roads will be satiated with electric cars buzzing every which way, and our skies will be luminous thanks to newer, cleaner, and less dependent energy.