Global nuclear capacity to fall to 2.9GW by 2025

The total capacity of nuclear power plants (NPPs) globally will decrease to 2.9GW by 2025. That’s according to a report from GlobalData which stated this is a fall of more than sixfold under the Plant Life Extension (PLEX) programme. It said that’s due to an “anti-nuclear opinion” after the Fukushima disaster in 2011. Investment in nuclear will also […]

Demand and costs changing the face of global nuclear

New research suggests that growing demand for electricity and high costs associated with new build nuclear are directing the way nuclear plants are being maintained. A report by energy intelligence company GlobalData claims various countries are increasingly investing in Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Plant Life Management (PLIM) methods for ensuring extended operation. According to […]