We Will Pay Dearly For Nuclear Power in South Florida

Does it make any sense to keep expanding nuclear energy in South Florida.  As a consumer you will end up paying for the accelerating costs of nuclear reactors, without doubt.

In short, the more we learn about the dangers of nuclear energy, more costly it becomes.  How much would the Japanese pay to have avoided their nuclear disaster?

Drawing on largely unknown public records, the paper reveals for the first time both absolute as well as yearly and specific reactor costs and their evolution over time. Its most significant finding is that even this most successful nuclear scale-up was characterized by a substantial escalation of real-term construction costs.

via Does nuclear power have a negative learning curve? « Climate Progress.

About Stephen E. McGaughey
International consultant in economic development programs and projects

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