According to the announcement, the new reactors would generate 100 megawatts a piece and fit on a semi-trailer flatbed. But the deadline for using nuclear power to fight global warming may have already past.
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Tension in France over wind power built after an energy company was ordered to take down 10 turbines a near historic chateau. France is currently heavily dependent on nuclear power, but those reactors don't seem to deter the France's 77 million annual foreign visitors.
While the solar industry has cut costs a staggering 99 percent since 1977, the nuclear industry has seen costs soar. If you want nuclear power to be a big contributor to climate action, focus on those who opposed placing a high and rising price on carbon pollution.