Nuclear power has a big role to play in the energy transition

Nuclear plants today provide 10% of the world’s electricity, all of it carbon-free – that’s almost twice the combined contribution of solar and wind. To meet the key energy goals of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the Paris Agreement has set a specific ambition for nuclear, targeting the doubling of present installed capacity by 2050. For the nuclear industry the challenge is double; it is about progressively replacing plants reaching the end of their lives, and adding new plants to the existing fleet. However, there is need for innovation.

Read more at: World Economic Forum: Nuclear power has a big role to play in the energy transition. Here’s why.
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