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Loan for Nuclear Power (English)

It is a little known fact that the World Bank financed a nuclear power plant. On September 16, 1959, the Bank made a loan equivalent to 40 million dollars for the construction of a 150,000 kilowatt atomic power plant in Italy (Loan 0235). ... See More +

Working Paper 104666 JAN 01, 2016


Senn Nuclear Power Plant Project for Italy, September 16, 1959 (English)

The Bank had been considering the development of nuclear power on a commercial basis since 1955. In June 1956 the Bank issued a report examining the status of nuclear power development at that time. ... See More +

Working Paper 104699 JAN 01, 2016


DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Germany and Japan report deflation; mortgage delinquencies in the United States (U.S.) reached a seasonally adjusted 9 percent in the first quarter of 2009 - the highest on record going back to 1972; oil demand contraction deepens in April; cross-border bank lending shrank significantly last year; and North Korea's nuclear tests during the week led to a dip in South Korea's equities and the won, although the negative impacts were significantly reversed on Thursday. ... See More +

Newsletter 88717 MAY 28, 2009


Argentina - Uranium Mining Environmental Restoration Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Proyecto de Restitucion Ambiental de la Mineria del Uranio (PRAMU) : evaluacion ambiental - documento marco (Spanish)

The Uranium Mining Environmental Restitution Project consists of the Argentine National Atomic Energy Commission's (CNEA) developing a comprehensive environmental restitution program covering nine closed uranium mining and mineral processing sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E490 JAN 01, 2006

National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEA) Disclosed

Health and safety aspects of nuclear power plants (English)

The objective of these studies is to provide a precise compendium of factual, up-to-date information on the aspects of nuclear power that are needed in sector reviews of countries with existing or planned nuclear units. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 10064 AUG 31, 1991

Gaunt, J.; Numark, N.J.; Adamantiades, A.G.

The status of nuclear power technology : an update (English)

This paper traces the development of nuclear power over the past 30 years, briefly explains the present designs and new trends in nuclear power technology, and gives an overview of nuclear power costs. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 9214 APR 30, 1990

Traiforos, Spyros; Adamantiades, Achilles; Moore, Edwin

Nuclear power : its significance for the developing world (English)

The advent of nuclear power in the developing world does not raise any new policy issues for the Bank; it is simply another option to be considered when searching for the least cost solution to the problem of supplying the growing demands for electric power. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 556 JUL 31, 1975


Nuclear power for small electricity systems (English)

This report does not deal with the question of nuclear power development in different countries but attempts to consider in more general terms the extent to which atomic power stations may make economic additions to the electricity supply systems of the developing countries over the next decade. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report TO674 JUL 31, 1968


Italy - Senn Nuclear Power Plant Project (English)

The Senn Nuclear Power Plant Project for Italy finances 60 percent of the estimated cost of a nuclear power plant. The project consists of 1) a nuclear power plant located on the southern bank of the Garigliano River, about 7 kilometers inland from the point of its outflow into the Gulf of Gaeta; 2) a primary step-up substation; and 3) two single circuit 220 kv transmission lines-one 44 kilometers long, extending northward, connecting the plant with the Ceprano substation of the Societa Romana di Elettricita system, and the other 56 kilometers long, extending southward, connecting the plant with the Fratta Maggiore substation of the SME system. ... See More +

Memorandum & Recommendation of the President P204 SEP 30, 1959


Economics of nuclear power (English)

This report provides a review on economics of nuclear power as of 1956. World energy demands are increasing at such a rate as to require the full exploitation of both fossil and hydroelectric energy resources. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report N1 JUN 04, 1956


Economics of nuclear power (English)

This study has been prepared in an attempt to establish benchmarks against which can be assessed the economic feasibility of a 75 to100 Mw electric capacity nuclear reactor based on essentially today’s technology. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report TO109 MAR 31, 1956