Aerial view of the Doel nuclear power plant in Belgium. Photo: Alexandre Jacquemin/Creative Commons.
The sheer size of nuclear projects might be a barrier in some markets where private investors are looking for short‑term paybacks. However, during a period of economic recovery, large‑scale and long‑term energy infrastructure projects, such as nuclear power plants, can galvanise the social cohesion and economic spill‑overs required to relaunch general economic activity.
|William Magwood, Director General, NEA
|Cosmin Ghita, Chief Executive Officer, Nuclearelectrica
|Sean Kidney, Co-founder and CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative
|Julia Pyke, SZC Director of Financing, EDF Energy
|George Borovas, Partner and Head of Nuclear, Shearman & Sterling