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Next-Gen Nuclear: Meet the Companies Diving In

Nuclear power is the ugly duckling of zero-carbon energy. Despite representing the statistically safest and most efficient energy source, atomic energy has faced an uphill climb in efforts to expand its share of the energy mix.

In fact, the United States will generate about the same amount of electricity from nuclear power in 2022 as it did in 2012. That reflects industry-wide efficiency upgrades over the years (called “uprates”) and the closing of several reactors. More are scheduled to close in the coming years.

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2022-09-26 18:39:26

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