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GRAFENRHEINFELD, GERMANY - JUNE 11: Passing cars leave a streak of light as steam rises from the cooling towers of the Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant at night on June 11, 2015 near Grafenrheinfeld, Germany. The Grafenrheinfeld plant, which is owned by German utilitiy E.ON and has been in operation since 1981, is scheduled to cease operation later this month on June 27. Germany is withdrawing itself from nuclear energy reliance and has established ambitious goals for increasing its capacity of renewable energy sources. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Britain Moves Forward on Nuclear

The British government has pledged $3.1 billion to support a proposed new nuclear plant in the country - the first to be build in two decades. EDF, the French government-backed concern, is expected to decide by the end of the year whether to proceed with the project, which also has the backing of two Chinese companies, according to a report in the New York Times.  

The British government has pledged $3.1 billion to support a proposed new nuclear plant in the country - the first to be built in two decades.

EDF, the French government entity, is expected to decide by the end of the year whether to proceed with the project, which also has the backing of two Chinese companies, according to a report in the New York Times.

 

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