US nuclear capacity to keep rising to 2020

Nuclear power generation capacity in the US is expected to see net growth between now and 2020, despite the low oil and gas prices Nuclear power generation capacity in the US is expected to see net growth between now and 2020, despite the low oil and gas prices.
By Therese Robinson 10 December 2015 0 18625

Nuclear power generation capacity in the United States is expected to see net growth between now and 2020. This is despite the low oil and gas prices that have put the future of some existing reactors and proposed projects in doubt.

"Despite the scheduled closure of more than 2 GW of US nuclear generating capacity by 2019, scheduled additions of more than 5 GW of capacity between 2016 and 2020 could result in a net increase in total US nuclear capacity," the Energy Information Administration said...

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