Costs and benefits of relaunching nuclear energy in Italy

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Ivan Faiella; Luciano Lavecchia;
  • Subject: nuclear energy, energy security, environmental impact of energy use
    • jel: jel:Q54 | jel:Q42 | jel:Q53

This paper supplies elements for assessing the costs and benefits of electronuclear energy in order to pursue three objectives: security of supply, cost reduction, and environmental sustainability. The study reached the following conclusions: 1) the use of nuclear energ... View more
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    (a) Importazioni di uranio 28,7 (b) Importazioni (senza uranio) 169,8 (c)=(a)+(b) Importazioni aggiustate 198,5 (d) Esportazioni (con elettricità) 33,6 (e) Esportazioni (senza elettricità) 27,8 (f)=(b)- (d) Importazioni nette originali 136,2 (g)= (c)- (e) Importazioni nette aggiustate 170,7 (h) Consumi energetici primari 263,9 (f)/(h) Grado dipendenza originale 52% (g)/(h) Grado dipendenza aggiustato 65% Fonte: Calcolo degli autori su dati IEA (2010e) e sui dati della tavola 2 di Schneider (2008), p. 27. 3.3. Il nucleare, l'impatto sull'ambiente e le politiche climatiche THE CHERNOBYL FORUM (2006), “Chernobyl's Legacy: Health, Environmental and Socio-economic Impacts”, second revised edition, aprile, TIME (2010), “Turning Russian nukes into U.S. energy”, September 11th 2010,,8599,2017465,00.html. TOSHIBA (2006), “Toshiba Completes Westinghouse Acquisition” Press release,

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