The next generation of European nuclear talent: where will it come from? Life isn’t easy for nuclear power in the EU. Member States pursue totally contradictory policies, existing nuclear generation gets little or no public support, and France’s flagship third-generation EPR design is struggling to become competitive. At the same time, the EU is expecting the industry to maintain its generation capacity until 2050, which will require substantial new construction. Under these circumstances, can the sector find the next generation of talent to ensure its continuity and create new growth perspectives? Karel Beckman spoke to a number of insiders to feel the pulse of the European nuclear sector in the post-Fukushima, post-Paris age.
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