Nuclear debate splits Finns

September 2009
Utility Week;9/11/2009, p8
Trade Publication
The article deals with the disagreement between pro-nuclear and pro-renewable camps in the ruling coalition of Finland over the plans to build a fifth nuclear reactor to meet the future energy demand of the country. The divisions in the four-party rainbow coalition of Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen were prompted by concerns that the Centre Party would be able to deliver its renewable energy projects. The Kokoomus Party believes that it would be better to license the construction of three more nuclear reactors than rely on the renewable energy.


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