Coal has seen a significant decline over the last few years. In 2016 it accounted for just 9% of electricity generation and last month Britain went a whole day without coal-fired power for the first time since use of it began.
The plan is to completely phase out this polluting-fuel by 2025, the same year that Hinkley Point C – Britain’s first nuclear power plant in more than two decades – is set to be complete.
Nuclear is already the second biggest fuel when it comes to generating electricity and this is only set to increase when the new power station is complete.
But, how much do you actually know about nuclear power? Do you know how it is produced or which countries have nuclear power plants? If not, this infographic created and provided by recruiters NES Global Talent, will take you behind the scenes…
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