” Asia needs nuclear energy to meet its economic, energy and environmental goals” according to Agneta Rising, Director General of World Nuclear Association, who was speaking at the Sustainable Energy Technology Asia 2018 conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Nuclear energy is growing rapidly in Asia. Over the last five years nuclear generation in Asia increased by 35%. Asia is a focus of new nuclear build, with 40 of the 56 reactors under construction globally being built in Asian countries. New countries are planning to start using nuclear generation, with construction of Bangladesh’s first reactor underway and preparations progressing in countries such as Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
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