Nuclear Industry Must Pursue Efficiencies to Remain a Key Green Power Resource

The nuclear industry is facing unprecedented pressures from regulators, environmental groups, and sustainability initiatives such as renewables, solar and distributed generation.

As such financial and operational challenges grow, there is an ever greater need for better project portfolio management to offset their impact to the greatest extent possible.

The challenges for utilities

Let’s look at the landscape and what it means for the U.S. nuclear industry – and the larger world.

  • A recent article in Utility Dive notes that 35% of the U.S. nuclear fleet could be prematurely retired within the next decade, which could have the unintended consequence of significant growth in carbon emissions – by up to 6% by…

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