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The U.S. ranks 1st in nuclear energy consumption

17 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to British Petroleum, in 2006 the United States consumed the equivalent of 187.5 million tonnes of oil, or 29.5% of the world’s total nuclear energy consumption, enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in nuclear power

5 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Nuclear Association, the  United States ranks first in terms of kilowatt hours of energy produced from nuclear reactors.

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The U.S. ranks 16th in reliance on nuclear energy

28 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the World Nuclear Association, nuclear reactors generate 20.2% of the electricity in the United States, which is enough to make the United States rank sixteenth in that category. Lithuania ranks first, with 76.2% of its electricity coming from nuclear reactors.