Belgian nuclear levy could stay at €550m in 2013

Belgium’s €550million (£460m) levy on the nuclear power industry for 2012 is likely to apply the following year, reports suggest. The country’s energy minister Melchior Wathelet told a newspaper last […]

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By Vicky Ellis

Belgium’s €550million (£460m) levy on the nuclear power industry for 2012 is likely to apply the following year, reports suggest. The country’s energy minister Melchior Wathelet told a newspaper last week it could be the same in 2013, reported Reuters. Nuclear energy provides half of the country’s domestically generated electricity, according to the World Nuclear Association.