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U.S. to assist Thailand, Philippines with nuclear energy plans
During a recent weeklong trip to Southeast Asia aimed at bolstering U.S. economic and security ties in the region, Vice President Kamala Harris announced the launch of nuclear energy partnerships with Thailand and the Philippines.
Currently, neither country enjoys the benefits of nuclear power. Both rely primarily on some mix of petroleum, natural gas, and coal for their energy needs.
Jintae Kim (Ohio State Univ.), Tunc Aldemir (Ohio State Univ.), Asad Ullah Amin Shah (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Hyun Gook Kang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Proceedings | 2021 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2021) | Virtual Meeting | Pages 252-261