TITLE

Italy reaffirms its nuclear ambitions

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;10/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the possibility that Italy could have a nuclear power station operating by 2017. Italy's nuclear ambitions had been confirmed by Giancarlo Aquilanti, head of Enel's nuclear energy development division. Italy has been opposed to nuclear power for many years, and its reactors were closed after a referendum in the mid-1990s. That position has softened in recent years as the country has become dependent on imports and fossil fuels.
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35010369

 

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