Posted by: 1of10boyz | November 30, 2013

Pakistan to build six nuclear power plants


Now, this scares me just a little. I can’t say I am surprised because, well, China is all about making money; and they say they are not capitalists, ha. that ability to build, commission, and test with no outside expertise is likely going to be a significant challenge.

Assystem Energy & Infrastructure

Pakistan to build six nuclear power plants

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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced Tuesday that his country will build six civil nuclear power plants.

Speaking at a function, Coastal Power Project K-II and K-III in Karachi, Sharif said the country’s Atomic Energy Commission has identified six sites where civil nuclear power plants could be built, The News International reported.

According to the prime minister, Pakistan would produce 40,000 MW of power from nuclear plants till 2050 and the government’s priority was to start work on power projects to overcome the energy shortage.

Sharif on Tuesday launched the construction of the country’s biggest atomic power plant and vowed to pursue further projects to make nuclear the largest energy source.

The 2,200-megawatt plant is to be built with Chinese technical assistance on the Arabian Sea coast at Paradise Beach, 40 km (25 miles) west of Karachi.

Pakistan already has three operational nuclear…

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