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Friday, May 13, 2011

Pakistan inaugurates third nuclear reactor

Pakistan inaugurates third nuclear reactor
Islamabad, Pakistan (UPI) May 12, 2011 - Pakistan opened its third nuclear power reactor on Thursday. Built in collaboration with China, the second unit of the Chashma Nuclear Power Plant in Punjab province will produce 330 megawatts of electricity. Prior to the new reactor coming online, nuclear power accounted for 725 megawatts of Pakistan's electricity, with fossil fuels and hydropower supplying about 65 percent and ... more

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