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  • Right now, there are about four hundred forty nuclear power reactors operating in thirty two countries, plus Taiwan.

  • Together, they provide around ten percent of the world's electricity.

  • Mhm nuclear is the second largest low carbon power source after hydro electricity.

  • The U.

  • S is the largest global nuclear generator for twenty percent of its electricity needs.

  • That's double the size of France, which relies on nuclear for a massive seventy five percent of its power.

  • The U.

  • S generation is two and a half times bigger than China and four times bigger than Russia.

  • Nuclear demand is rocketing as countries decommissioned fossil fuel units and the world attempts to cut its emissions of carbon dioxide.

  • About fifty power reactors are currently under construction in sixteen countries.

  • China, India, Russia and the high on the list hundred more are either on order or planned, and three hundred more have been proposed after upgrades or lifetime extensions for existing facilities.

  • By twenty forty, generating power globally will have increased by more than thirty times.

  • Nuclear will then produce eight point five percent of the world's electricity, alongside a bigger share for renewables.

  • Before Fukushima in twenty eleven, Japan got twenty five percent of its electricity from nuclear.

  • It's expected to return to somewhere near that level in the near future, Yeah.

Right now, there are about four hundred forty nuclear power reactors operating in thirty two countries, plus Taiwan.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/12
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