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Nuclear energy will be more popular as renewables drive runs out of steam

Nuclear energy will be more popular as renewables drive runs out of steam

Updated 26 July 2013, 13:16 AEST

One of the top men in the Nuclear Energy Agency at the multi-national Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says nuclear power is becoming a more attractive option for stable and reliable energy.

Australia's Dr Ron Cameron, who heads up the agency's development division, is predicting a global increase in the use of nuclear energy and a move away from renewables.

Dr Cameron argues that the economics of nuclear power increasingly make sense, especially in Australia.

Sen Lam spoke to Dr Cameron in Sydney and asked him what factors are driving the rise of nuclear power.

Presenter: Sen Lam

Speaker: Dr Ron Cameron, Head of the Nuclear Development Division, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency.

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