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Australia / State Of Victoria Report Casts Doubt On Cost Of New Nuclear

By David Dalton
30 November 2020

New reactor technologies could change calculations ‘over time', says committee
State Of Victoria Report Casts Doubt On Cost Of New Nuclear
Australia has no commercial nuclear reactors, but does operate the Opal research reactor near Sydney. Courtesy Ansto.
Figures produced by a government agency indicate that traditional nuclear energy generation is expensive and unlikely to be taken up in Australia, although new nuclear technologies such as small modular reactors could change the costing over time, a report says.

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