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Venezuela To Generate Electricity From Nuclear Energy

Venezuela is to present a project for a feasibility study to generate electricity...

Venezuela is to present a project for a feasibility study to generate electricity from nuclear energy during a workshop on atomic energy taking place in eastern Margarita Island.

The proposal is sponsored by the Atomic Energy Division, Energy and Petroleum Ministry.

The goal is "to create electric generation developments that are more competitive from the economic standpoint and in accordance with increased demand of generation capacity," said Energy Vice-Minister Nervis Villalobos.

The meeting taking place in Margarita Island is attended by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela