Nuclear power’s long-term potential remains high, although its global expansion is projected to slow down in coming years, according to a new IAEA report on International Status and Prospects for Nuclear Power 2017. The decline compared to previous projections is mainly on account of early retirement or lack of interest in extending life of nuclear power plants in some countries, due to the reduced competitiveness of nuclear power in the short run and national nuclear policies in several countries following the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2011.
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The long-term potential of nuclear power remains high, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s latest high case projection, which sees global nuclear generating capacity increasing 123% by 2050 compared with its current level.
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