Current nuclear energy technology “not suitable for use in S’pore” [News]

October 16, 2012 by  
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By Olivia Siong, Channel NewsAsia, 15 Oct 2012.

Second Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran said a pre-feasibility study has concluded that current nuclear energy technology is not suitable for use in Singapore, even though the latest designs of nuclear power plants are much safer than older designs which remain in use in many countries.

The two-year study, which began in 2010, was conducted by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and involved several government agencies, external consultants and independent advisers.

Mr Iswaran was speaking in Parliament on Monday in response to a question filed by MP for Nee Soon GRC Lee Bee Wah.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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