Switzerland decided to abandon nuclear power

The majority of Swiss citizens participating in the referendum, which was held yesterday in this country voted for the refusal of nuclear energy in favor of renewable sources of energy.

Specify that we are talking about the fundamental solution and the exact date of closing the plant has not been determined. The issue of the gradual decommissioning of nuclear power plants that now generate about a third of all electricity consumed in Switzerland was lifted in 2011 after the accident at the nuclear power plant in Japan.

Opponents of closing the plant believe that the transition to solar and wind power the cost of electricity will increase, and the reliability of power supply will decrease. Besides being installed in the required to replace the nuclear power plants quantities of solar panels and windmills is not going to adorn the famous Swiss landscapes.

Source: Engadget


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