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Hot Weather Spells Trouble For Nuclear Power Plants

Multiple nuclear power facilities in Europe have reduced their electricity production because seawater, which is used to keep the reactors cool, has been warmer than usual.

Nuclear power plants in Europe have been forced to cut back electricity production because of warmer-than-usual seawater.

Plants in Finland, Sweden and Germany have been affected by a that has broken records in Scandinavia and the British Isles and exacerbated along the Mediterranean.

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