U-turn to nowhere: Nuclear's dire outlook

Apart from China, nuclear is not garnering traction anywhere in the world with most nations likely to phase out or downgrade capacity in coming years - reinforcing a decades-long trend of stagnation.

Global nuclear power capacity increased slightly in 2014 according to the World Nuclear Association:

– Five new reactors (4.76 gigawatts) began supplying electricity and three were permanently shut down.


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