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Summer nuclear power expansion to cost $6.8bn, finish in 2019 & 2020

Summer nuclear power expansion to cost $6.8bn, finish in 2019 & 2020 South Carolina Electric & Gas Co., a subsidiary of SCANA Corp. (NYSE: SCG), filed a petition seeking approval to update the construction milestone and the capital cost schedule for two new reactors at the V.C. Summer nuclear plant in South Carolina. The updated … Continue reading Summer nuclear power expansion to cost $6.8bn, finish in 2019 & 2020

Devaluing Oyster Creek power plant is not in New Jerseyans’ best interest

Devaluing Oyster Creek power plant is not in New Jerseyans’ best interest As the nation’s oldest commercial reactor, flagged by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for some recent safety violations, the Oyster Creek nuclear plant is right between the crosshairs. Exelon, the company that runs the Lacey Township plant, plans to retire the facility in 2019. … Continue reading Devaluing Oyster Creek power plant is not in New Jerseyans’ best interest

Meltdown – can US nuclear compete with shale gas and subsidised renewables?

Meltdown – can US nuclear compete with shale gas and subsidised renewables? The US nuclear industry is struggling to survive in tough US electricity markets flooded with cheap natural gas and subsidised renewables. Industry insiders say action must be taken now to reverse this decline or the country will face dire consequences for climate change … Continue reading Meltdown – can US nuclear compete with shale gas and subsidised renewables?