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The Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform - SPECIAL REPORT, A vision report, EUR 22842



This report, endorsed by a large number of stakeholders -technology suppliers, utilities, research organisations, technical safety organisations -accompanies the launch of the Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform (SNE-TP). It proposes a vision for nuclear fission energy up to the middle of the century, as part of Europe¿s future low-carbon energy mix.
The report outlines the current situation of nuclear energy, which provides a third of Europe¿s electricity with nearly no greenhouse-gas emissions. It presents a short- and medium-term view, the renaissance of nuclear power with generation-III reactors. It also presents a long-term view on how to overcome the barriers for the development of a sustainable nuclear fission technology with generation-IV reactors.

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