Energy is the key difference between a developing and developed countries. 75% of energy demands is still met by fossil fuels and a meager 2% by Nuclear, while the US generates almost 20% of its electricity through Nuclear. To meet its rising energy demands, India has to turn its attention towards renewable sources – solar and nuclear power soon. Can Nuclear power can help India attain the goal of energy security?
Even though there are alternative routes, the increasing demand and population put a clock on the options we have. In a timed scenario, is safe and reliable nuclear power, the best chance India has to reach close to energy security?