Europe is the birth-place of the energy revolution. Except that so far, the revolution has mainly taken place in media headlines and political speeches.
Nuclear power is integral in the fight against climate change, where each step to the right direction is necessary.
According to the World Nuclear Association (WNA), a quarter of the world’s electricity needs to be produced by means of nuclear power in 30 years. The additional new nuclear power capacity required to accomplish this would be up to 1,000 gigawatts.
The demand for electricity varies widely at different times of the day and from one season to the next. It makes sense to use nuclear power to produce base load power that satisfies a steady basic demand. Load-following flexibly adjusts the supply to...