Currently nuclear accounts for
41.44%
of low-carbon electricity in the EU.

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📢#FORATOM welcomes the addition of a ‘low-carbon hydrogen’ category but its usage should not be limited to the short and medium term. More attention should be paid to low-carbon, non-fossil fuel sources of hydrogen, such as #Nuclear. 💻https://t.co/269OE5j5Pe https://t.co/67N9r8vro2
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Registration Opens For Foratom-IAEA Conference

The conference, organised by Brussels-based industry group Foratom with the cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency, will serve as an international forum for the exchange of information on management system and quality management standards...

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Twitter

📢#FORATOM welcomes the addition of a ‘low-carbon hydrogen’ category but its usage should not be limited to the short and medium term. More attention should be paid to low-carbon, non-fossil fuel sources of hydrogen, such as #Nuclear. 💻https://t.co/269OE5j5Pe https://t.co/67N9r8vro2
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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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