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Poll: Should the World Build More Nuclear Power Plants?

A bit of a nuclear question, isn’t it? This LinkedIn poll certainly detonated discussions among 39 members.

Poll results

Definite Yes 64%
Maybe 10%
Definite No 26%
Need more information 0%

Majority rules? 64% say ‘Yes’, as if urging us to go nuclear before we go nuts over energy crises!

So, what’s the real juice here?

It’s like sitting on a seesaw. On one side, we have the 64% who are probably saying, “Let’s light up the future, but let’s not get fried in the process.” They seem to see nuclear power as the unsung hero of the energy saga, ready for its spotlight.

On the flip side, a solid 26% are giving the ‘No’ button a workout, probably thinking of Chernobyl and Fukushima as their plus-ones. No surprises there – the nuclear narrative does have its share of spills and thrills.

And then there’s the ‘Maybe’ 10%, sitting on the fence, likely scratching their heads and wondering if nuclear power is the superhero or the villain in this plot.

Here’s my two cents…

Nuclear power is like that distant cousin at family reunions – full of potential but always shrouded in whispers. As a cleantech enthusiast, I reckon it’s high time we got past the ‘nuclear family drama.’ Let’s face it: we need a cocktail of energy solutions, and nuclear power, with its low-carbon mixology, deserves a seat at the bar.

Sure, the safety dance is complex, and the cost is not exactly pocket change. But hey, no energy source is perfect, right? We need to jazz up nuclear tech, make it safer, more efficient, and a bit less scary. It’s all about striking that delicate balance – like a tightrope walker juggling fire and ice.

Wrapping it up

This poll is more than just numbers; it’s a snapshot of our energy conundrum. Navigating this nuclear narrative is about blending optimism with caution, innovation with safety. The energy future? It’s not just black or white; it’s a spectrum, and every shade matters. Let’s keep the conversation glowing, shall we?

About Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi)

Narsi, a Director at EAI, Co-founded one of India's first climate tech consulting firm in 2008.

Since then, he has assisted over 250 Indian and International firms, across many climate tech domain Solar, Bio-energy, Green hydrogen, E-Mobility, Green Chemicals.

Narsi works closely with senior and top management corporates and helps then devise strategy and go-to-market plans to benefit from the fast growing Indian Climate tech market.


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