Russia offers to build Britain's nuclear power stations

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  1. pmaitra

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    By Louise Armitstead, Chief Business Correspondent
    7:08PM GMT 29 Oct 2012
    Source: Russia offers to build Britain's nuclear power stations - Telegraph
     
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    It seems Britain will have to live with the reality of increasing fossil fuel prices. Only Russia has been building new reactors on a large scale.
     
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    i don't know what the Russians are planning but it must be big
     
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    How about the French? Before Russia, I think UK will first go to France for such crucial infrastructure as nuclear power reactor.
     
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    It could very well be a tender. Or Britain may go for both like how India has been building multiple Nuclear cities in many places with the US, the Russians and the French.
     
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    Russians are as aggressive in their marketing as many strings the Americans attach to all of their offers.
    True Yin Yang .. poles apart.
     
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    For a sensitive infra like nuclear reactor? I think if the Brits cannot source that domestically then it will source it from Western European sources (NATO members).
     
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    The Brits can definitely source it domestically, and the technology that they have is a gas cooled reactor that turned out to be a failure.

    Read more: Advanced gas-cooled reactor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     

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