Nuclear the right choice for EU

An article by Peter Taberner from Nuclear Energy Insider NEI tells us about a new report that nuclear is the best choice to achieve carbon emission reduction targets in EU.

New research from market analysis experts Frost and Sullivan has found that nuclear energy is the answer for the European Union (EU) if it wishes to meet its carbon emission reduction targets by 2020.

Whilst the study accepts that there are environmental risks for nuclear energy, reactors still hand EU member states the most practical way of weaning themselves off fossil fuels. The research concludes that globally the number of nuclear new builds is increasing, with Asia leading the way with the most new projects currently in operation, with the United States approving their first new nuclear plants since 1970 with its Vogtle 3 and 4 projects based in Georgia.

You can read the full article here.

 

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