Vogtle nuke cost could top $25 billion| From Utility Dive

The Vogtle nuclear power plant cost is projected to balloon to more than $12,000 per megawatt. In a study we did for the California Energy Commission in 2009, even at $4,000 per megawatt, nuclear power was uneconomic. This explains why nuclear power is not taken seriously as a solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Source: Vogtle nuke cost could top $25B as decision time looms | Utility Dive

6 thoughts on “Vogtle nuke cost could top $25 billion| From Utility Dive

  1. Pingback: MIT tries to resurrect nuclear power | Economics Outside the Cube

  2. mcubedecon Post author

    Two more articles about the struggle of convention nuclear as it comes to an end in the U.S. First, the South Carolina utilities may be stuck with a $20 billion bill. https://www.utilitydive.com/news/whats-next-for-south-carolinas-embattled-utilities/520838/

    And even though FP&L received new licenses for two plants at Turkey Point, the utility is reconsidering whether to move forward. https://www.utilitydive.com/news/nuclear-regulators-to-license-two-new-reactors-at-turkey-point-facility/520818/



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