Creating high-value jobs in the post-COVID-19 recovery with nuclear energy projects

NEA Policy Brief

  • The post-COVID-19 economic recovery is a perfect opportunity to create jobs and economic development while continuing to move ahead with the energy transition.
  • Investing in nuclear energy creates a large number of high-skilled jobs, accelerates the transition to a low-carbon economy, and increases energy resilience.
  • Nuclear energy projects are a proven way to create large numbers of long-term, high-skilled domestic jobs that pay premium wages.
  • Nuclear projects provide high spill-over investment into the local and regional economy