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INFOGRAPHIC: Source Energy Equivalents

Grade Level: 5-12


1 Uranium fuel pellet, without being reprocessed and recycled, has about as much energy available in today’s Light Water Reactor (LWR) as:

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  • 3 barrels of oil (42 gallons each)
  • 1 ton of coal
  • 17,000 cubic feet of natural gas

Learn more by reading the infographic, Source Energy Equivalents.


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