In 2015, reactors produced 2410 TWh or 10.5% of the world’s electricity.
A coal fired plant which powers about 750,000 homes, uses about 6750 tons of coal per day, while a nuclear power uses only 3 kg fuel per day. | Photo Credit: Michael Tuszynski on Pexels
The US and several other countries have been pursuing newer reactor designs (4th generation reactors) that are economically competitive in both established and emerging economies. | Photo Credit: Sam Beasley on Unsplash