When a whistleblower sounded the alarm, Basel Burgan reposted, then retracted it. But he may still go to jail. Jordan has no commercial nuclear power plants although it had aspired to having two 1,000 MWe nuclear power units in operation by 2025. However, these were canceled and the country is now considering the use of small modular reactors. X-energy, a company based in Rockville, Maryland, signed a letter of intent (LOI) in November 2019 with Jordan’s Atomic Energy Commission as part of that country’s plan to develop a civilian nuclear power program.
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