French nuclear services group Areva announced this week that it has applied for US government approval to build a $2 billion uranium enrichment plant in the northwestern state of Idaho.
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The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is considering revising an earlier target of adding 40-GW of nuclear generating capacity by 2020 to 60-GW. An official of the Chinese Academy of Science said nuclear power is the first choice to deal with climate change and also an irreplaceable choice to realize sustainable power supply. China currently has only 9-GW of nuclear power capacity, accounting for only 1.3 percent of its total power generating capacity. Nuclear power accounts for 16 percent of the worlds total power generating capacity.
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