Nuclear energy in Malaysia

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As Malaysia has established a nuclear agency with the country has periodically reviewed the nuclear option to meet the increasing demands of energy,[1] there is a need to built nuclear power generation plant, with plans for a nuclear plant are at the feasibility stage.[2] However, due to concern prior from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011, plans to have a nuclear reactor have been postponed with neighbouring Vietnam have made a declaration to ditch their future nuclear energy plans.[3] Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Nancy Shukri stated in 2016 that Malaysia will only built their plant after 2030,[4] although the country has meet the requirements based from observations by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).[5]


  1. ^ Irena Chatzis (10 October 2016). "IAEA Starts Review of Malaysia's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development". International Atomic Energy Agency. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Zazali Musa (30 November 2016). "Malaysia needs to go for nuclear energy". The Star. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Karen Mesina (22 February 2017). "Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation's CEO talks about nuclear sector's challenges in Asia". Asian Power. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Martin Carvalho (3 November 2016). "Nancy: Malaysia will only have nuclear plants after 2030". The Star. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  5. ^ Ahmad Naqib Idris (8 March 2017). "Malaysia ready to decide on nuclear power". The Edge Financial Daily. The Edge Markets. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 

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