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danielravennest t1_jbt9nfl wrote

I would doubt it. That same capitalism is massively increasing solar panel production because there is a buck (or Chines Yuan since most of them are made there) to be made:

>"According to the Silicon Industry Branch, China’s silicon material production capacity will reach 2.4 million tons in 2023, double that of last year." Source

Silicon being the material solar cells are made of. It takes about 2 grams per Watt to make the cells. So that much capacity theoretically could supply 1200 GW of solar per year, or 240 GW of nuclear plant output equivalent. World nuclear capacity is ~400 GW. So you would be adding 60% of that every year. That's a whole lot of clean power.