The Energy Spectator

Nuclear Since Fukushima

One year later, there have be no casualties from radiation. But will the worldwide Nuclear Renaissance revive?

By From the March 2012 issue

Although they only started building reactors in the 1990s, the South Koreans have quickly become the world's leading provider. KEPCO, the national utility, astonished everyone by beating out Wes-tinghouse and Areva for a $20 billion contract to build four new reactors in the United Arab Emirates in 2009. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak visited the UAE last December and the whole country celebrated with a National Nuclear Day to introduce schoolchildren to the technology.


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