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Technology advancements, decarbonisation drive could boost push for nuclear power in S’pore

A cooling tower of the Emsland nuclear power plant of German utility company RWE on the outskirts of Lingen, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SINGAPORE - The global agenda to decarbonise, coupled with recent technological advancements, has tipped Singapore towards nuclear power as an energy source, something that was deemed not feasible by the Republic a decade ago.

Observers told The Straits Times that improvements in safety and better security features have made nuclear power more viable for the land-scarce city state, which has been monitoring the technology since the 1950s.

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