The nuclear disasters in Chernobyl and Fukushima are fresh in the minds of many Australians. Geographically distant, yet the images that splashed across our television screens caused a groundswell of close, collective horror. Even now, some thirty years since Chernobyl, and Fukushima, almost a decade, public fear over nuclear power plants and reactors remain high.
The Commonwealth of Australia currently bans nuclear energy and has done since 19981. Recently, however, submissions were invited for an inquiry into the consideration of future nuclear energy generations in Australia.
What does the inquiry mean for asset management in the energy sector?