Nuclear debate splits Finns

September 2009
Utility Week;9/11/2009, p8
Trade Publication
The article deals with the disagreement between pro-nuclear and pro-renewable camps in the ruling coalition of Finland over the plans to build a fifth nuclear reactor to meet the future energy demand of the country. The divisions in the four-party rainbow coalition of Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen were prompted by concerns that the Centre Party would be able to deliver its renewable energy projects. The Kokoomus Party believes that it would be better to license the construction of three more nuclear reactors than rely on the renewable energy.


Related Articles

  • Nuclear may make sense, despite concerns. Grimston, Malcolm // Prospect;Apr2011, Issue 181, p50 

    The article examines the challenges and opportunities offered by the development of nuclear energy. According to the author, the nuclear revival because of the unrest in the Middle East which has been challenged due to expensive capital costs, poor output performance, public mistrust, and...

  • IN THE NEWS.  // Emergency Management;May2011, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p12 

    The article presents statistics that look at some of the countries that utilize nuclear power, as well as those considered to be at-risk nuclear power sites in the U.S., including the number of kilowatt hours used in 2009 in Canada, the percentage of total electricity in the U.S. in 2009 and the...

  • JAPAN:. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;8/12/2015, pA02 

    The article reports on the restart of a nuclear reactor in Japan in 2015.

  • MP sounds alarm as Paks progresses.  // Budapest Business Journal;12/12/2014, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p7 

    The article focuses on the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Hungary, citing the signing of agreements between the state-owned MVM Paks II Nuclear Power Plant Development Company and Nizhny Novgorod Engineering Company Atomenergoproekt of Russia announced on December 9, 2015. It...

  • Design Study of Small Gas Cooled Fast Nuclear Power Plant for Synergetic Energy System with Renewable Energy by Employing Pump Storage. Zaki Su'ud // Advanced Materials Research;2014, Vol. 983, p233 

    Design study of a synergetic system among small long life gas cooled fast reactors and renewable energy has been performed. A pump storage system is the center in the integration among considered energy sources. Using this system many renewable energy sources and the small nuclear power plant...

  • stakeholder comment.  // Recruiter;5/18/2011, p16 

    In this article the authors discuss the need of the Coalition government to decide on renewable energy markets in Great Britain.

  • Finnish wind sector becalmed. O'Dwyer, Gerard // Utility Week;2/26/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p11 

    The article reports on the dismissal by Finland's rainbow coalition of plans to construct 3 new nuclear power plants. Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen's cabinet plans to achieve the country's electricity generation targets via renewable energy based on the expansion of wind and biofuel...

  • Blair puts record straight on nukes. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;7/16/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p15 

    Focuses on a debate about the use of nuclear power to deal with climate change in Great Britain in 2004. Views of British Prime Minister Tony Blair on the issue; Agreement between major political parties regarding the importance of the Renewables Obligation; Views of British Environment...

  • FNEG responds to negative poll.  // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;8/5/2011, p6 

    The article reports on the plan of Fresno Nuclear Energy Group LLC (FNEG) to site two 1600 megawatt nuclear reactors in Fresno County, California, despite of the significance decline in sentiment on establishing nuclear power plants indicated by the Public Policy Institute of California survey.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics