Nuclear Power

April 2013

A variety of government estimates

from the 1990s puts the cost of the Chernobyl accident at hundreds of billions of dollars.


Liability estimates at Fukushima vary, but replacement power costs in 2011 alone have been estimated at Eur 6.5 billion with decommissioning costs of Eur 9 billion.

Nuclear Monitor 756. 


In France, a major disaster at a nuclear power station could cost more than Eur 400 billion, contaminating the environment, displacing an estimated100,000 people and destroying crops.  NucNet