China Southern Power Grid workers inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province, on May 29. Chinese electricity demand is projected to grow 2.5 per cent by 2020. Photo: Reuters
Wenyuan Wu
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The View by Wenyuan Wu

Why nuclear energy will fuel power-hungry China’s dreams of national rejuvenation

Wenyuan Wu says given China’s pressing energy needs and its drive to reduce carbon emissions, the country has no choice but to invest heavily in nuclear power

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China Southern Power Grid workers inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province, on May 29. Chinese electricity demand is projected to grow 2.5 per cent by 2020. Photo: Reuters
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