South Korea lifting nuclear power to 30% of energy mix by 2030

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on Tuesday that it will increase nuclear power's contribution to the national energy mix to 30% or more by 2030.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (C) views a miniature model of a South Korean-built APR1400 reactor as he tours a nuclear reactor factory of Doosan Enerbility in Changwon, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on June 22, 2022. (File photo: CFP)

President Yoon Suk-yeol has rejected the idea of phasing out nuclear energy, and made it a key pledge of his campaign to boost investment in the industry and revive its status as a key exporter of lean and safe reactors.

Source(s): Reuters