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Why revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

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TO OPEN OR NOT? Reopening the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant remains a key issue in today’s nuclear power debate. All photos by Jansen Romero/Rappler
Pro-nuclear energy advocates say reviving the mothballed plant is a cheaper alternative

BATAAN, Philippines (Jan. 10, 2016) — Public decision could seal the fate of the old and dormant Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), but first, the state would have to lay the options down clearly.

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New 300-MW power plant in Mindanao ‘not enough’

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INAUGURATION. The first of the two 150-MW AboitizPower Davao baseload power plants started commercial operations in September 2015. The second unit is undergoing reliability tests and will be in full commercial operations by February 2016. Photo courtesy of AboitizPower
A sister company of AboitizPower’s Therma South Incorporated says Mindanao needs at least 300 megawatts of new power capacity annually for the next 5 years to address the power deficit

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2016) — The newly-inaugurated 300-megawatt (MW) coal power plant in Davao City will only be sufficient for 2016, Davao Lights and Power Company CEO Art Millan said on Friday, January 8.

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