Ambitious nuclear power plant plans shaping up in Estonia

  • 2009-11-11
  • By Liina Lelmi
TALLINN - Estonia is moving ahead with plans for its Pakri nuclear power plant as negotiations for building Visagina's nuclear reactor in Lithuania have run into a temporary cul-de-sac due to Lithuania's own internal disagreements. "The plans are very realistic," confirms Vice Councellor of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia (MKM) Einari Kisel, "We are planning to open a 600 MW plant by 2023, which should cover domestic needs only." Pakri Island, located approximately 40 km from Tallinn is considered the geologically most suitable location for the plant. Es...
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