Algeria Announces Nuclear Program, Awards Gas Deal
Algeria’s Minister of Energy and Mines Yousef Yousfi announced on 19 May that the country plans to build its first nuclear power plant by 2025, in a bid to keep pace with growing electricity demand. Mr Yousfi said that Algeria has 29,000 tons of uranium resources, which would be enough to fuel two 1.0gw power plants for 60 years. He added: “The Nuclear Engineering Institute, created recently,...
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