EU nuclear reactors need expensive safety improvements – an annotated graphic

EU nuclear reactors face multiple problems, with most plants in the European Union requiring some form of safety improvements to be able to deal with extreme emergencies. This work could cost something in the region of a tidy €25 billion, according to a draft EU Commission report aimed at preventing a repeat of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

The final version of the report, expected to be published later this month, will be the basis for debate among government leaders at a summit on 18 October.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

EU nuclear reactors face multiple problems
EU nuclear reactors face multiple problems
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