8 key questions about the nuclear power plants

Are the nuclear power plants all closing? This is indeed foreseen according to the Royal Decree on the gradual exit from nuclear energy. Whether certain nuclear power plants can remain open after 2025, is ultimately a decision for the government. The planned nuclear exit raises many questions however. We sought an answer from our experts.

Electrabel is the largest renewable energy producer in Belgium and wants to remain in this position. In the transition to a 100% renewable electricity supply, keeping 2 nuclear power plants open and the construction of new, efficient gas plants can contribute to the solution. The combination of renewable energy, nuclear and gas helps to guarantee the supply security, environmental performance and affordability of electricity.