[London, 30th Reuters]–The International Energy Agency (IEA) announced on the 30th that it will achieve its real zero emission target and ensure energy security as governments try to reduce their dependence on imported fossil fuels. Has released a report that the world’s installed capacity for nuclear power needs to be doubled by the middle of this century.
Specifically, it says that it is necessary to increase the nuclear power generation capacity from 413 gigawatts (GW) at the beginning of this year to 812 GW by 2050. He also noted that it is necessary to increase the annual growth to 27 GW in the 30s.
Currently, about 260 GW, which is 63% of the world’s nuclear power plants, has been in operation for more than 30 years, and the initial operation approval is about to end.
Over the past three years, there has been a move to extend the operating life of about 10% of the world’s nuclear power plants, but nuclear power plants in developed countries could be reduced by a third by 30 years.
“The current situation of the global energy crisis, rising fossil fuel prices, energy security challenges, and ambitious climate change efforts is a unique opportunity for nuclear power to come back,” said IEA Secretary-General Virol. I have. “
“But the new era of nuclear power is by no means guaranteed. Whether governments will implement solid policies to ensure safe and sustainable operation of nuclear power over the years to come. It depends. “