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Moneypoint should take nuclear option, says former ESB worker

Engineer and campaigner claims four small new-generation reactors could produce as much electricity as existing coal generators

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

2nd February, 2020
Moneypoint power station in Clare

Moneypoint power station should replace its coal generators with small nuclear reactors, according to former ESB worker and nuclear energy campaigner Denis Duff.

Up to four small nuclear reactors producing as much – or more – electricity than the current coal generators could be installed at Moneypoint in Clare, according to Duff. He said the transition to nuclear generation at Moneypoint would make use of the skilled local workforce and the advanced infrastructure already in...

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