Nuclear energy generation is a capital intensive activity and it also requires a lot of safety related measures to be taken. Nuclear energy stations cannot be located in the heart of cities or on desnsely populated areas because of the possible radiation hazard.
I think Germany has taken a very wise decision to do away with Nuclear energy in light of the infamous Fukushima incident in Japan.
Alternate energy sources like wind energy, solar energy and bio-fuel are the best energy generation options in my opinion.
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