Experts at an international roundtable conference on Wednesday stressed the need for setting up nuclear power plants (NPP) to generate eco-friendly power.
According to them, governments of all countries should come forward to construct nuclear plants to produce electricity in a way which is conducive for human health and environment.Exchange of experience in this field is also highlighted in the conference.
They opined that there is no alternative to nuclear power plan for arresting emission of toxic chemical compound like carbon dioxide (CO2).
Experts made the observation at the roundtable conference (RTC) titled “Prospects for the development of nuclear energy: safety, environmental, economic and sustainable development aspects", held in the Belarusian capital Minsk within the framework of the 23rd Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum recently.
The RTC was organized by the Ministry of Energy of Belarus. Triune Group, a Bangladesh media group, comprising three energy reporters attended the forum.
Good experience and feedback from nuclear power plant were also shared in the conference. The first ever under construction nuclear power plant with two units, each of 1,200MW capacity in Belarus will allow the country to reduce Carbon-di-oxide (CO2) emission by 7-10m ton every year, experts said.
Besides, the nuke power plant will ensure stable supply of eco-friendly electricity at reasonable price, they added.Significance of nuclear energy for the global energy balance and green and sustainable electricity supply is unique to meet growing demand for electricity which was at the top of the agenda of the forum this year. The RTC was attended by representatives of SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) member states, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan among others.
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan which are just embarking on national nuclear power programmes, highlighted the achievements of Belarus in implementing their national nuclear power projects and opined that the experience of Belarus would be of great value for other newcomer countries.
“Belarus is ready to share its experience gained in the implementation of the nuclear power project. The round table held at the Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum allows us to exchange advanced experience and competences in the field of nuclear generation with other countries”, noted Lilia Dulinets, Deputy Director of the Nuclear Energy Department at the Belarusian Energy Ministry, who moderated the round table.