Department of Climate Change estimates Coalition's nuclear energy plan to cost $387 billion

Natalie Vikhrov
Updated September 17 2023 - 11:49pm, first published 10:30pm

Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen has slammed the Coalition's proposal to refit retiring coal-fired power stations with nuclear technology after his department put the cost of the plan at $387 billion.

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Natalie Vikhrov

Natalie Vikhrov

Federal politics and public service reporter

Natalie Vikhrov reports on federal politics and public service for The Canberra Times. Prior to this, she spent several years covering human rights in Eastern Europe, including Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Get in touch via

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