Category Archives: Olkiluoto

Trouble on Nuclear Island: More in-fighting pushes back completion of new Finnish nuclear reactor

When a nuclear power plant is behind schedule or over budget, nuclear proponents like to blame pesky safety regulations or those darned environmentalists. As I told you last Thursday in a post on the expansion project at the Koeberg nuclear … Continue reading

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Finnish newspaper puts cost of single new reactor at Olkiluoto at $11 billion‏

The Bellona Foundation, an environmental group based in Sweden, carried a piece this morning on the rising cost of building a new reactor at the Olkiluoto facility in Finland: Woes continue to mount around the construction of Finland’s Olkiluoto 3, … Continue reading

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