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Europe’s Largest Nuclear Reactor Launches as Continent Splits Over Atomic Energy

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2023
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The Olkiluoto island, off Finland’s west coast, houses three nuclear reactors.

Finland has started regular electricity output at Europe’s largest nuclear reactor, a move that contrasts with developments in other European countries, where opposition to nuclear power is stronger.

The long-delayed Olkiluoto 3 reactor is the first new European nuclear-power facility to open in 16 years. Alongside two other nuclear reactors on the Olkiluoto island off Finland’s west coast, the new 1.6-gigawatt reactor will eventually produce nearly one-third of the country’s electricity.

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