Nuclear faltering in Italy

January 2011
Utility Week;1/21/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effort of Italy to construct nuclear power stations. Several challenges for this effort include public opposition, waste disposal problems and a shortage of professionals who have expertise in the field. The article also mentions the uncertainty about the cost of the four further reactors the Italian government is planning to build, that are based on U.S. designs.


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