IEA at fifth European Nuclear Energy Forum in Bratislava

25 May 2010

IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka made his first visit to the Slovak Republic to attend the fifth European Nuclear Energy Forum and to meet with Lubomir Jahnátek, Slovak Minister for Economy. 

Mr. Tanaka's intervention outlined the role of nuclear in decarbonising the electricity sector, highlighted the potential risks related to lower shares of nuclear in the European electricity market, and looked at the competitiveness of nuclear with respect to other sources of electricity.