Investments totaling some $1.2 trillion could be made in new nuclear power projects around the world, according to the latest forecast by the World Nuclear Association (WNA). China is planning to make over half (142) of the 266 new reactors by 2030. Asia makes up over 60% of the planned construction spending at $781 billion.
Europe and the CIS are also seen as regions for growth, with potential investments of $179 billion and $163 billion, respectively. In North America, where five units are under construction and seven more predicted, investment could total $90 billion by 2030. Africa and Latin America could see investments of $20 billion and $14 billion, respectively.
SOURCE – World Nuclear news
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