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Four nuclear power plants planned for operation in 2017

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 20 2010   /  09:35 am

A panel of nuclear experts said Thursday that nuclear electric power could benefit Indonesia in the future if handled correctly through complete understanding of regulations, team diligence and knowledge of plant equipment, operations and maintenance.  “What is really important is a high  human  motivation  because  it will increase both safety and availability,” Prof. Ishikawa Michio of the Japan Technology Nuclear Institute said in a seminar at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology office in Central Jakarta. “That is why you have to put a lot of money in the regulations for safety measures,” he added.
According to Hudi Hastowo of the National Nuclear Energy Agency of the Republic Indonesia, the country has done extensive preparatory work on most infrastructure issues that would allow it to introduce nuclear power.   &...