China appears willing to help Moldova become a nuclear power. But for now officials in Chisinau seem hesitant to go all-in on atomic energy.
Chinese representatives from the state-run National Nuclear Power Company (NNPC) were in Moldova in mid-May for talks aimed at identifying opportunities to boost “bilateral cooperation in the energy sector,” according to an official statement.
Chinese and Moldovan officials agreed to complete a feasibility study on “launching new projects for producing electricity in Moldova” by the end of 2016.
Officially, the NNPC wants to invest in “renewable energy, wind, solar, etc.” in Moldova, a country with about 3.6 million people.
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