LAB EXERCISE

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Assignment Sheet

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1. How many countries had the capacity to generate nuclear power in 2008? Count the number of countries in the 2008 column (omit continent sub-totals).

2. How many of these countries are in Europe?

3. How many of these countries are in the Middle East?

4. How many of these countries are in Africa?

5. There are 9 countries that had more than 10,000,000 KW of capacity in 2008. Name these countries and identify them on the world map provided.

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6. What country has the largest single reactor on this list by net capacity and how big is it? This list does not include the United States.

7. What country has the oldest nuclear reactor outside the United States and when was it connected?

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8. Which U.S. nuclear power plant has the highest net summer capacity? What is that capacity in megawatts? What is that capacity in kilowatts?

9. What state has the greatest number of nuclear power plants? How many?

10. What is the net summer capacity of the state you listed in #9? You will need to add the net capacity for each reactor in that state.

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11. Are there any nuclear reactors being constructed that exceed the net capacity of the reactor you listed in #6 above? If so, where?

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12. What is the oldest nuclear power plant in the U.S. still online? Give me the name and the state (you may have to Google the name in order to find the state). You will simply need to look through the data and find the oldest date under column E "Grid Connection".