Issued by the World Nuclear Association
Nuclear power is an economic source of electricity generation, combining reliability, low greenhouse gas emissions and long-term cost competitiveness. The operating costs of existing plants are usually very competitive and these plants function well with a high degree of predictability. These are the conclusions of a new report Nuclear Power Economics and Project Structuring issued today by the World Nuclear Association.
Background information on topical issues
Calculating Carbon Futures (30 Mar 2015)
How we generate electricity, grow food, heat buildings, travel and manufacture goods are just some of the activities leading to the production of greenhouse gases. For that reason, if you think that we need to reduce emissions, then no one single change can be the total solution.
IEA World Energy Outlook analysis - nuclear, hydro and wind lead the low-carbon way (30 Mar 2015)
Reading the coverage of the International Energy Agency's World Energy Outlook 2014 you might come to the conclusion that renewables will flourish, nuclear's future is uncertain, oil supplies are a matter of concern and surprisingly little has been said about coal and gas.