Which five countries have the most nuclear power plants?
The top five
France is home to 58 nuclear reactors, which produce about 75% of the country’s electricity. It has said it will cut this amount to 50% by 2035. China (48), Japan (37) and Russia (36) make up the rest of the top five.
Where is nuclear energy used the most?
Top five nuclear electricity generation countries, 2019
|Country||Nuclear electricity generation capacity (million kilowatts)||Nuclear share of country’s total electricity generation|
Why is nuclear energy bad?
Nuclear energy produces radioactive waste
A major environmental concern related to nuclear power is the creation of radioactive wastes such as uranium mill tailings, spent (used) reactor fuel, and other radioactive wastes. These materials can remain radioactive and dangerous to human health for thousands of years.
Who was the leader of Kaiga nuclear power plant?
Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) is operated by state-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL). Kaiga is now the third largest nuclear plant in India, first and second being the Tarapur (1,400MW) and the Rawatbhata (1,180MW) respectively. KGS is operated by Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).