2020 has been an energy-sapping year for everyone, but a special 12 months for the Russian nuclear industry – which marks its 75-year anniversary.

Nuclear scientist Ravi Grover has been looking at the challenges ahead, and what’s been achieved, as global warming impacts on the current technology at our disposal.

“Firstly, of course, the generation of electricity without carbon emission. Renewable sources like solar, wind and hydro also generate carbon-free electricity, but there is a difference. Nuclear and large hydro are dispatchable, that is they can be dispersed when demanded by the consumer.” (RT)