Growth in nuclear capacity may strain back end of fuel cycle.


The results of medium- and long-term nuclear power development forecasts made by the IAEA are puesented. Despite a decrease in the rates within the 90-ies the IAES predicts an essential groWth in the NPP generating capacity in the succeeding 20-30 years as well as expansion of plants for fuel eurichment and reprocessing and also storages for nuclear fuel cycle wastes. Data on uAanium reserVes in different regions of the world are presented. Kruickshank,-A.