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Energy - Water, Not Nuclear Power?

Gregg Semler | Jonathan Fink | Nahrul Khair Alang Rashid

04-Nov-15 08:35

 Energy - Water, Not Nuclear Power?

Malaysia has pushed plans to build our first nuclear power plants to 2030, instead of the initial target of 2021. The stated reason is public sentiment and a resistance to embrace the new form of energy for the country. But a company in Portland, USA has found an innovative way to generate hydro electricity by installing turbines in water drinking pipes. It lets gravity do all the work. Today we explore if Malaysia can follow this clean, safe and simple idea.



This report is by Aisyah Tajuddin


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Tags:  Malaysiafirst nuclear power plantsenergyturbinesPortlandUSAEnergy, EnvironmentPolitics, Current Affairs

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