Currently nuclear accounts for
39.86%
of low-carbon electricity in the EU.

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FORATOM welcomes Parliament’s COP 25 resolution

Brussels, 28 November 2019: FORATOM welcomes the decision by the European Parliament to adopt a COP 25 resolution which supports all technologies needed in the fight against climate change.  “We are delighted to see the European Parliament recognise the role which...

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FORATOM welcomes Parliament’s COP 25 resolution

Brussels, 28 November 2019: FORATOM welcomes the decision by the European Parliament to adopt a COP 25 resolution which supports all technologies needed in the fight against climate change.  “We are delighted to see the European Parliament recognise the role which...

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What does nuclear contribute to Europe's economy?

Nuclear reactors in operation in the EU

€ Billion/year

Million Jobs

%

Electricity production

What people say

Angela Merkel

“At climate conferences Emmanuel Macron always has a little advantage over me because he has so many nuclear plants emitting so little CO2”

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor (source: la-croix.com, 22 January 2019)

Fatih Birol

“Firm capacity, including nuclear power in countries that have chosen to retain it as an option, is a crucial element in ensuring a secure electricity supply.”

Dr Fatih Birol, IEA Executive Director (source: iea.org, 22 March 2020)

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