The first reactor-on-a-barge will bring power to Russia´s electricity-starved Arctic
By Bjorn Carey
Posted 10.10.2006 at 2:00 am 2 Comments
While the U.S. hems and haws over reviving nuclear energy as a less expensive alternative to oil, Russia has dug back 30 years in our nuclear history to find a solution for some of its own energy woes: the floating nuclear power plant.
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