Reuters reports that Belgium is extending the life of two nuclear reactors by 10 years.
- Due to energy security concerns from Russia’s war in Ukraine, Belgium is extending the life of the Doel 4 and Tihange 3 reactors by 10 years.
- The two power plants, which were originally scheduled to close in 2025, have a combined capacity of 2 gigawatts.
- Nuclear power is safe and reliable while producing carbon-free energy.
- Belgium should continue to extend its nuclear energy portfolio while investing in new reactors and technologies.
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