Nuclear power currently supplies around 16% of the world’s demand for electricity making clean, carbon-free energy available to people the world over. The use of nuclear reactors to produce electricity has required a wide range of radioactive material transports over several decades. The industry has an impressive record of safety and reliability, backed by a stringent regulatory regime.
What is Transported and How?
The transport of radioactive materials has a long history spanning several decades. Over this period a stringent regulatory regime has been developed at both international and national levels.