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Another new country introduces nuclear energy - Turkey (26 September 2017)

Another new country introduces nuclear energy - Turkey (26 September 2017)

General construction work has begun at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant site in Turkey. It is a positive sign that reactor construction will indeed commence in 2018 - putting Turkey on track to be the next new country to introduce nuclear energy into its mix after the UAE and Belarus.

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Nuclear still shines in the UK (2 June 2017)

Nuclear still shines in the UK (2 June 2017)

Although peak generation from solar briefly exceeded generation from nuclear energy on 26 May 2017 in the UK, over the whole day nuclear generated considerably more low carbon electricity. Expanding nuclear offers greater potential for emissions savings.

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