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  • power plant
  • hey! what are these big gray things out here?
  • power plant
  • these are power plants! they burn fuel to produce eletricity
  • nuclear power accounts for about 19-29 percent of the total net energy used in the US...
  • mtoday when i was checking out the power plants, a guy asked be what they are? can u tell me more?
  • nuclear power plants use the heat given off during fission as fuel
  • nuclear fission occurs inside the reactor. in the center, contains uranium which is the fuel
  • I have so much more to tell you!
  • turns out its used the most in the US than any other place and the uranium is nonrenewable!
  • wow! I also learned something, nuclear energy comes from the nucleus in the core
  • compared to burning fossil fuels, power plants are so much cleaner!
  • I know, look how muh pollution burning fossil fuels is causing!
  • Power plants cause no air pollution or carbon dioxide,
  • Barely any excess is left over from processing the uranium used in nuclear reactors
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