The Search for a Perfect Fuel

As of December 2011, there were over 430 commercial nuclear power reactors operating in 30 countries, supplying 13% of the world’s electricity. According to the forecast of World Nuclear Association, nuclear power is expected to play a more important role in the world’s future energy outlook, accounting for about 18% of all global electricity supplies by 2030.

World Electricity Demand 2008 & 2030

Source: International Energy Agency Electricity Information 2010 and World Nuclear Association