Saudi plans to build 16 nuclear reactors by 2030

By REUTERS
June 1, 2011 10:13

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia plans to build 16 nuclear power reactors by 2030 which could cost more than $100 billion, a Saudi-based newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing a top official.

The world's top crude exporter, Saudi is struggling to keep up with rapidly rising power demand. It has considered boosting its domestic energy capacity using nuclear reactors.


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