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megimoo
07-04-2008, 06:22 PM
France to build second latest-generation nuclear plant

LE CREUSOT (FRANCE): President Nicolas Sarkozy announced on Thursday that France will build a second third-generation EPR nuclear plant, arguing nuclear power was the country's best answer to soaring energy prices.

Sarkozy, who has made exporting French nuclear know-how a priority of his presidency, made the announcement during a speech on energy policy at an ArcelorMittal steel factory in central France.

France's first European Pressurised Water Reactor (EPR) -- one of only two under construction worldwide -- is being built by utilities giant Electricite de France (EDF) in Flamanville in northern France, set for completion in 2012. Sarkozy said a...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/International_Business/France_to_build_second_latest-generation_nuclear_plant/articleshow/3194353.cms

nacho
07-04-2008, 06:41 PM
It's a sad day when the French are brave enough to do something like that and we're not.