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Why is the UAE, where solar energy is abundant, about to open four nuclear reactors?

Construction underway at Barakah nuclear power plant in the UAE. IAEA Imagebank/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

Construction underway at Barakah nuclear power plant in the UAE. IAEA Imagebank/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND Paul Dorfman, UCL The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is building the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant, capable of generating 700 megawatts. During daylight, solar power will provide cheap electricity, and at night the UAE will use stored solar heat to generate electricity. But at the …

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