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Friday, August 21, 2009

Saudi Arabia is working on pilot nuclear plant, official says

Saudi considers first nuclear plant Saudi Arabia is working on pilot nuclear plant, official says
Saudi Arabia is "working on building a pilot plant fueled by nuclear energy," Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah bin Abdul-Rahman al-Husayen said in a newspaper interview. The kingdom is responding to a growing demand for electricity, driven by rapid economic growth and inadequate infrastructure. Financial Times/Reuters

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/88d292e8-8d8e-11de-93df-00144feabdc0,Authorised=false.html?_i_location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ft.com%2Fcms%2Fs%2F0%2F88d292e8-8d8e-11de-93df-00144feabdc0.html%3Fnclick_check%3D1&_i_referer=&nclick_check=1

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