South Korean public backs nuclear

A South Korean opinion poll has shown support for resuming construction of two nuclear power plant projects.
By Staff reporter 20 October 2017 0 28058

A South Korean opinion poll has shown support for resuming construction of two nuclear power plant projects halted by President Moon Jae-in when he announced his energy policy in June, according to Reuters.

Moon said the construction of Shin Kori 5 and Shin Kori 6 would be halted pending a public poll.

The results showed 59.5% in favour of restarting construction.

The plants are expected to be brought online in October 2021 and 2022 respectively.

They have a capacity of 1.4 GW each and will help meet...

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