World Perspective: Nuclear Energy a Year After Fukushima
One of the most influential – and global – of energy organizations has released this timely report reviewing the current state of the nuclear business, coinciding with the high-profile anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan on March 11.
This World Energy Council report "highlights that currently about 50 countries are operating, building, or considering nuclear power as part of their energy mix. About half of these countries are newcomers to nuclear. More than 60 nuclear plants are under construction, mainly in China, Russia, India and South Korea."