Saudi Arabia mulls nuclear power in 10 years

Reuters, Wednesday 8 Dec 2010

Saudi Arabian considers electricity generation through the usage of its nuclear stations in the next ten years

Saudi Arabia mulls to develop a nuclear energy project for civil purposes in the next ten years, which will create new opportunities for the american companies, said an american official.

This new policy was initiated due to the growing demand on electricity.

The first world oil producer will need about 40 gegawatt by 2030, which will be generated by its nuclear stations. The kindom electricity growth rate reached 8 per cent on an annual basis, that will reach 121 gegawatt in 2030.

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