Indonesia is ready to operate nuclear power plant

Indonesia’s human resources are ready to operate a nuclear power plant, Team Leader of the IAEA Integrated Regulatory Review Services (IRRS) Mission, Carl-Magnus Larsson, stated.

“Indonesia has already operated a nuclear reactor for decades, and this is evident by the existence of an experimental nuclear power reactor,” Larsson noted during a press conference, here on Friday.

Larsson remarked that the experimental GA Siwabessy Multipurpose Reactor is located in Serpong, South Tangerang, Banten.

However, Larsson pointed out that the nuclear power plant, which would take at least 10 years to construct, will then be connected to the Java-Madura-Bali power grid.

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Posted August 18, 2015 by repit in News

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