Nuclear reactors are “no longer like Homer Simpson’s picture”.

Australia’s pure sources and geological stability make nuclear energy the “secure and far-sighted reply” to the nation’s power disaster, says Sky Information presenter Amanda Stoker.

She mentioned nuclear drugs is “secure and efficient” within the nation as a result of there was a steady and “scientifically essential” nuclear facility at Lucas Heights within the Sydney suburb for a “very long time”.

“The standard reactor now not has something to do with the Homer Simpson picture,” Ms Stoker mentioned.

“It is safer, extra environment friendly, and produces a tiny quantity of waste that is extremely steady as soon as processed.

“Small and modular nuclear reactor know-how has the potential to supply low-emission baseload help for regional areas and energy-intensive industries comparable to aluminum smelters with out human intervention or entry to water.

“By way of the impression on electrical energy costs – till lately France was principally nuclear powered – when renewables had been launched in France, costs went up.”