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Swiss to vote on nuclear power phaseout

Switzerland will go to the polls on Sunday to decide on a government plan that aims for a withdrawal from nuclear power in favor of renewable energy, with the costs of the move being in the focus of the campaigns.Sunday’s referendum comes after a signature campaign organized last October by the Swiss People’s Party (SVP) …

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Who pays for Germany’s nuclear phase-out?

Germany’s decision a few years ago to phase out nuclear power was an abrupt move. But it still remains unclear who foots the bill for shutting down the nation’s nuclear plants, as utilities seek damages from the state.

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Russia inks deal to build Egypt’s first nuclear power plant

Russia has signed an agreement with Egypt to build the country’s first nuclear power plant. The deal includes a loan to cash-strapped Egypt, which has considered building a nuclear plant since the 1980s. Under the agreement signed on Thursday Russia’s state-owned nuclear company Rosatom would build and operate four 1,200 MW nuclear reactors at Dabaa …

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Coming soon: Chinese nuclear power in UK

As part of a deal with Britain, the first Chinese nuclear power station in Europe could be built just 90 kilometers from London. Local residents are concerned about national security, the environment and safety. On a crisp, October Sunday along England’s Blackwater Estuary, hundreds of people gathered to protest against plans to allow China to …

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