Argentina has officially inaugurated its second nuclear power station, at Embalse, 100 kilometres (60 miles) north of Cordoba.
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Background: EMBALSE, ARGENTINA
Argentina has officially inaugurated its second nuclear power station, at Embalse, 100 kilometres (60 miles) north of Cordoba. The 600 megawatt station was built by a Canadian and Italian consortium to the Canadian Candu design, which uses unenriched uranium for fuel and pressurised heavy water for cooling. President Reynaldo Bignone officially declared Embalse open on May 3. It had been producing electricity for the national grid for several weeks prior to that, although it was finished two years behind schedule. Argentina's first nuclear power station, at Atucha, 100 kilometres (60 miles) north-west of Buenos Aires, came into operation nine years ago. The head of the National Commission for Atomic Energy, Admiral Carlos Castro Madero, said that the country's third planned station, was not scheduled to open until 1989, two years behind-schedule.
Source: CHANNEL 7, ARGENTINA